POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with serious injuries.

North Yorkshire Police say the man was taken to hospital after he was found near Falsgrave Road, in Scarborough, at about 8.40am on Saturday.

The road was closed and members of the public were asked to avoid the area while officers were at the scene.

Anyone who saw an injured man in the Falsgrave Road area is asked to phone police on 101, press one and pass information to the Force Control Room, quoting reference number 0101 of September 26.