Witness appeal after cyclist assaulted in ‘unprovoked’ attack in Huntingdon

A 22-year-old man from Saffron Walden was arrested.

A 22-year-old man from Saffron Walden was arrested. - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked while riding his bike in Huntingdon.

The victim in his 40s was cycling near to Coneygear Park at 8pm on Sunday when he was assaulted by a group of young men.

The cyclist was helped by a member of the public at the scene and suffered minor injuries. He later visited hospital as a precaution.

The incident is being treated as unprovoked. An investigation has been launched and no arrests have yet been made.

PC Jules Ashton said: "This area of Huntingdon was likely to have been busy at the time and we are appealing for anyone who was in the area to get in touch.


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"Any information, no matter how small, will help us in our investigation."

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting crime reference number 35/32967/19, or alternatively report it online at www.cambs.police.uk/report.

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