A local teenager was left with serious facial injuries after a fight broke out in the town’s nightclub at the weekend.
Police say they were called to a “violent incident” that had taken place inside RAW nightclub.
They were called to Wellington Road just before 2.30am in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The 18 year-old Whitby man was already in the back of an ambulance with facial injuries which included him having bitten through his lip and having lost some teeth.
He was taken to Scarborough Hospital.
Police have arrested a 21 year old man, also from Whitby, on suspicion of wounding.
He has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.
They should contact Whitby police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 12140029748.