York & North Yorkshire

Teenager arrested over York head injury attack

Melrosegate/Lawrence Street junction
Image caption The man was found injured in the road on Thursday morning

A teenager has been arrested after a man was found with serious head injuries in a street in York.

The victim, who is in his 50s, was found on Melrosegate at about 01:00 BST on Thursday and is being treated at Hull Royal Infirmary.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said an 18-year-old man was arrested in the early hours at an address in York.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

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