Police have revealed more details about an attack that left a Selby cyclist seriously injured.
As we reported last month, the man was dragged off his bike and attacked by a couple at the traffic lights on Gowthorpe between at about 7.30pm on Saturday 10 June.
Now detectives have released more information.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The victim, a local man in his 40s, was approached by a man from Abbey Walk alleyway.
“An altercation occurred which resulted in serious injuries to the man on the bike. He was taken to York Hospital where he was treated.
“A woman was also present during the incident.”
Following what the force describe as “extensive CCTV enquiries”, a 43-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman were identified and arrested.
They have been released on bail while police enquiries continue.
The spokesperson said: “Officers are requesting the public’s assistance for any eyewitnesses who were walking on Gowthorpe at that time and saw the incident.
“They would particularly like to speak to anyone who came to the aid of the victim following the assault.”
If you can help police, you can contact them on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for DC Neil Lancey
- Email DC Neil Lancey here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12230106169
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