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Police appeal to witnesses to Richmond assault.
A MAN suffered serious cuts to his face and a hand after a knife attack in Richmond, North Yorkshire.
Police are appealling for witnesses to the attack which is said to have taken place outside a Chinese takeaway, near the Talbot Inn on Sunday, January 13, at 8am.
A 22-year-old man from Richmond was taken to hospital and was treated before being released.
He is thought to have been involved in a row with another man which began in a flat in Market Place before the pair left and continued arguing outside the takeaway.
A 40-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in police custody.
Detective Sereant Graeme Bevington of Northallerton CID said: “Thankfully the injuries suffered by the victim were not as serious as they could have been.
“However, he will require further hospital treatment as an out-patient."
Anyone who witnessed the incident can call North Yorkshire Police on 101, press option 2 and ask for Graeme Bevington, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111 quoting reference number 12130006826.
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