Work has begun on renewal of the Little Hob Moor footpath / cycle path that links Tadcaster Road with Hob Moor Terrace. The work is being funded from the Dringhouses & Woodthorpe Ward Committee budget.
Phase 1 complete
Last month Community Payback teams did some preparatory grass verge edging, prior to the first stretch of path being treated. The next phase of work is due to commence on 14 January.
A 13-year-old local boy has been assaulted on the cycle track between Hob Moor and Tadcaster Road in York.
At 3.30pm on Wednesday 25 November 2015, a young man aged approximately 19 to 20-years-old forcefully grabbed the young victim and pulled him off his bicycle and shook him violently.
Fortunately the victim did not require hospital treatment but has been left distressed by the incident.
Officers are appealing for information about the assault and are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.
In particular, they are appealing for information about a white man aged 19 to 20-years-old, about 6ft tall of medium build with short curly ginger hair. The man was wearing a black hoody and blue or black trousers and was seen to by riding a blue BMX bicycle.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Constable James Mills. You can also email email@example.com
Please quote North Yorkshire Police reference number 12150209471.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.