York & North Yorkshire

York city centre assault suspect charged

Police in York have charged an 18-year-old man with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm following an assault in the city last week.

North Yorkshire Police said a local man in his 50s was left with "serious head injuries" following the attack on Melrosegate.

The victim remains in hospital where his condition is said to be improving.

The arrested man was remanded in custody and is due before York Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

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