Pub attack leaves man needing stitches


A man needed stitches for a cut to his cheek after he and another man were attacked in a pub in Boroughbridge.

The attack happened at the Three Horse Shoes on Bridge Street in the early hours of Saturday, December 20.

Police said one of the victims, a 43-year-old local man, had to go to hospital for treatment to his left cheek after the assualt by a group of younger men.

Officers are appealing to anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

Anyone who can help is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for PC Alister Wilson or Boroughbridge police. Alternatively, information can be emailed to

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote reference number 12140219221 when passing on information.