A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said:
Officers are currently investigating the circumstances of an assault on Lead Lane, Ripon. It occurred at around 4am on Sunday 3 March 2013.
As a result of the incident a young woman suffered a cut to the face which is not thought to be serious. She was taken to Harrogate District Hospital for treatment.
Anyone who has information regarding this incident are asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.