Harrogate taxi rank assault

Police officer
Police officer

Two women and two men were assaulted in a taxi queue on Saturday night (June 15).

A man and a women jumped the taxi queue at The Ginnel at around 1.10am, and when the group who were next in line objected they were assaulted.

The man got out of the taxi and hit all four members of the group, two men and two women, before getting back in the car.

The taxi drove down the Ginnel and the couple got out at the Travelodge.

The man is described as white, with a skinny build. He was wearing a checked shirt and blue jeans. The woman he was with was white, with a skinny build and long brown hair. She was wearing a black dress.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them with information.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for PC Adam Smith or Harrogate police.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to adam.smith@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12140097098 when passing information about this incident.