York cyclist suffers serious head wounds in late-night attack

Burdyke Avenue, York. Photograph © Google Street View
19 Mar 2019 @ 8.05 pm
| Crime, News

A man was seriously hurt after being attacked by three people.

The 31-year-old man was violently assaulted near Burdyke Avenue in York at about 3.30am on Sunday (17 March).

The attack took place as the man was cycling near to Burdyke Avenue in Clifton. Police say the offenders are believed to be a group of two men and one woman all aged under 30.


The victim was treated at hospital with a fractured cheekbone and serious wounds to the back of his head which required staples.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said:

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

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

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Call York CID on 01609 643279
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email York CID here
Quote reference number 12190047860