BREAKING NEWS: Man hospitalised after assault

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

A Whitby man has been rushed to hospital this afternoon after being attacked at his home.

Police were called at around 2.30pm after the man was seriously assaulted and sustained injuries to his face, believed to include a broken jaw.

A vehicle which officers believed to contain three suspects connected to the incident, was located and stopped by police officers on the A64 west-bound near Malton at around 3.15pm.

The three male occupants of the vehicle have been arrested and taken into police custody for questioning.

The injured man has been taken to Scarborough District Hospital.

Officers believe that the incident is a targeted one and that the wider community were not at risk from the suspects.