Men arrested on A64 for Whitby assault

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Police have arrested three men in connection with an assault in Whitby.

The men, who attacked their alleged victim at his home, were stopped by police on the westbound carriageway of the A64, near Malton, yesterday at 3.15pm.

They were arrested at the scene and remain in police custody this morning. (Thursday, July 3).

The victim was taken to Scarborough District Hospital with suspected serious facial injuries.

He has since been discharged from hospital.

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