Victim of Ripon serious assault 'stable' in hospital

York Crown Court
York Crown Court

The 18-year-old Ripon man who was allegedly assaulted at Quarry Moor Lane on Sunday, October 11, is now in a 'stable' condition in hospital.

Police charged Billie Steven Ajayi, of Williamson Gardens, Ripon, with causing grievous bodily harm after the alleged assault which left the victim in a 'critical' condition.

However, his condition has now improved and he remains at Leeds General Infirmary.

A provision date has been set for Mr Ajayi's trial and the 22-year-old is due to appear at York Crown Court on February 22.