UPDATE: Hospitalised pensioner in ‘serious condition’ after Harrogate bar attack

Police stock pix.Picture Richard Ponter 134127c
Police stock pix.Picture Richard Ponter 134127c

A 72-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after a violent incident in Harrogate.

The suspected attack took place at Beer and Burger on Parliament Street last night at 5.40pm.

A 72-year-old man suffered a serious head injury and was taken by ambulance to hospital for treatment.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on bail while enquires continue.

Witnesses are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Please quote reference NYP-11062015-0379 when providing information about this incident.