York & North Yorkshire

Man sexually assaulted by three men on York cycle track

Hob Moor to Tadcaster Road cycle track
Image caption The man was assaulted on the track in the early hours of Sunday

A man in his thirties has been subjected to a serious sexual assault on a cycle track in North Yorkshire.

The victim was walking along the track, which leads from Hob Moor to Tadcaster Road in York, at about 03:00 BST on Sunday when he was approached by three men.

He was held by two of the men, while a third sexually assaulted him.

Police said the victim was "very distressed" and was receiving support from specialist officers.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.

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