Police are searching for up to three robbers who reportedly attacked a young man for his phone and watch.
The robbery happened at about 6.30pm on Sunday on King Street in Ripon.
A 23-year-old man told police he had been attacked by two or three suspects. He described them as “young males”.
He reported that as well as stealing his phone and watch, they hit him in the face, leaving him with injuries.
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Officers are appealing for any information or CCTV footage relating to the incident.
You can email PC Lucy Mills by clicking or tapping here. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Ripon City Council called for additional police last month to tackle an increase in crime.