A MAN was taking to hospital after receiving several punches to the face during an assault in Malton.

Police are appealing for information about an assault that happened at around 4.30pm on Saturday 23 March outside the Morrison's Daily on Milton Avenue.

A spokesperson said: "During the incident a man received several punches to his face and a cut requiring hospital treatment.

"A man was arrested a short time later but has subsequently been bailed.

"We’re particularly appealing for information about the assault, such as descriptions of the people involved or what took place, that could help with our investigation.

"Please email mathew.boothby@northyorkshire.police.uk if you have any information that could help our investigation or call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Mathew Boothby.

"If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at https://orlo.uk/JV2Um Please quote NYP reference 12240051346 when passing on information."