Cyclist assaults a fellow rider on early morning journey in York

The Toyota Garage at the corner of Clifton Moor Gate and Water Lane. Photograph © Google Street View
8 Dec 2017 @ 11.47 am
| Crime, News

A cyclist has assaulted another rider during an early morning ride in York.

It happened at the junction of Clifton Moor Gate and Water Lane near the Toyota garage, at around 6.45am on Wednesday (December 6).

Both the cyclists involved were men.

One cyclist was assaulted and pulled to the floor by the other. He sustained minor injuries to his arms and legs, which did not require hospital treatment.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Police are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this assault.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact the police, details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Michael Rowan
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email PC Rowan here
Quote reference number 12170218080