The Tan Hill Inn on the Pennine Way above Swaledale. Photo: Bob Smith/grough

The Tan Hill Inn on the Pennine Way above Swaledale. Photo: Bob Smith/grough

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured in a disturbance at a campsite at Britain’s highest pub.

The man, in his 50s, was treated in hospital for cuts to his hands in the fracas, which took place at the site next to the Tan Hill Inn in the early hours of Saturday 22 July.

North Yorkshire Police said anyone who heard or witnessed the disturbance in the early hours of Saturday morning, or has any other information that could assist the investigation, to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northallerton investigation hub on 101, choose option 2 and enter extension 13189, or email police, quoting quote reference number 12170128860.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Two men aged 21 and 31 have been arrested in connection with the assault and have been released while under investigation.

Tan Hill Inn, a 17th century pub, stands at 528m (1,732ft) on the Pennine Way above Swaledale in the North of the Yorkshire Dales national park.

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