Cyclist left with serious injuries

Alert message sent 30/07/2020 15:09:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

Officers are appealing for help identifying three youths who were involved in an incident that left the left a cyclist with a punctured lung.

The 43-year-old man was cycling along the bridle path off the A38 in Mackworth Park at around 10.30pm on Thursday 23 July when he spotted three young men aged between 16 and 18 sat on a bench.

As he cycled past the trio, two of whom were white and a third who was described as mixed-race with an afro hairstyle, one of the group reached out and grabbed the handlebars of the bike causing to him to fall from his bike.

The man managed to ride home but eventually had to attend hospital where it was found he had suffered a punctured lung.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time or believes they know who the three young men may be. If you have any information then please contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 20*386474 in any correspondence:

Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
Website – complete the online contact form
Phone – call us on 101.

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Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

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