York & North Yorkshire

Richmond man dies in hospital after head injuries assault

Andrew Jackson Image copyright North Yorkshire Police
Image caption Andrew Jackson died from head injuries in hospital

A man has died in hospital from serious head injuries after being assaulted in a North Yorkshire town.

Andrew Jackson, 43, was attacked near the entrance to the Georgian Theatre, in Victoria Road in Richmond, at about 23:15 BST on Saturday.

He died at James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough on Monday afternoon.

Cohnor Coleman, 24, of Cookson Way, Richmond, appeared at Northallerton Magistrates' Court earlier on Monday charged with wounding with intent.

He has been held in custody and is scheduled to appear at Teesside Crown Court on 11 May.

A 38-year-old woman was also arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on police bail to allow for further inquiries.

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Image caption Andrew Jackson was attacked near the entrance to the Georgian Theatre in Richmond

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