Chichester cyclist, 21, attacked by gang of men


A 21-YEAR-OLD Chichester cyclist was last night attacked by a gang of men, in what police called an ‘unprovoked assault’.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault on the 21-year-old man who was attacked in Green Lane, next to the A259 at Chichester, last night 
(Thursday, April 30).

Police said the victim was riding a pedal cycle and was assaulted by three or four men at around 9pm.

The suspects are all believed to be white men aged between 20-30 years.

A police spokesman said: “One in particular is described as being 5’10”, of slim build and with brown hair. He was wearing a long black jacket.

“It is believed that a man and woman, both aged between 20-25 years, may have witnessed the incident. The victim was grazed but otherwise unhurt.”

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information is asked to email or phone 101, quoting serial 1578 of 30/4.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.