Cyclist suffers serious injuries after being '˜glassed' and has bike stolen by gang in Mansfield

A cyclist suffered serious injuries after being '˜glassed' by a gang before having his bike stolen in Mansfield.

Friday, 11th August 2017, 9:42 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:29 pm
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Police are appealing for witnesses and information about the incident which happened on Church Street just before 11pm on Wednesday (August 9).

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “A man, who was among a group of people, threw a glass bottle at the victim, causing a serious cut to his arm.

“The injured cyclist returned to confront the group and got off his bike. At this point an unknown person got on the bike and rode off.

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“Officers took the cyclist to hospital. His injuries are described as serious but not life-threatening.”

Anyone with any information about the incident is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 964 of 9 August 2017, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.