Pensioner ‘verbally abused’ by cyclist in grounds of stately home

Beningbrough Hall near York. Photograph © Robert Scarth on Flickr
26 Jul 2015 @ 7.28 pm
| Crime
Beningbrough Hall near York. Photograph © Robert Scarth on Flickr
Beningbrough Hall near York. Photograph © Robert Scarth on Flickr

A man aged 70 was ‘verbally abused’ by a cyclist in the grounds of a stately home near York.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information about the incident, which took place in the grounds of Beningborough Hall on Tuesday lunchtime (July 21)

Officers said the 70-year-old driver was verbally abused by man on a bicycle. He was one of a group of three cyclists.

During the course of the incident the cyclist hit the car.

Did you see the cyclist? His description is below.

Have you seen him?

The cyclist is…

white
35-40 years old
of stocky build
5ft 7in tall

He was wearing

a distinctive black short sleeved cycle jersey
with a horizontal red band across the chest 3-4 inches thick.

A police spokesman said:

We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Ray Milligan
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Ray Milligan here
Quote reference number 12150125187