Police appeal after Hull cyclist injured by trap

Youth alleged to have planted metal object under leaves

by John Stevenson   December 31, 2013  

Hull (CC licensed by Allan Rostron)

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A Hull cyclist has sustained a broken wrist after hitting a metal object allegedly planted in his way by a group of youths.

Police said the man was riding into an underpass near Dansom Lane and Mount Pleasant when he passed a group of five youths. He fell from his bike when he hit a piece of metal that was hidden under leaves and heard the youths shouting about it.

A spokesman for Humberside Police told the Hull Daily Mail: "He shouted at the group, who were reported to have responded in an aggressive manner verbally. The man was able to continue his journey and later sought treatment for a broken wrist."

Anyone with information is asked to call Humberside Police on 101, quoting the reference number 2014489.

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It is disgusting that someone would ever do this

posted by jarredscycling [436 posts]
31st December 2013 - 17:09

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Jackasses! At Wits End

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posted by Tripod16 [109 posts]
1st January 2014 - 23:17

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Oh the youth of today. Perhaps they could be encourage to go cycling to focus there energy.
Trust the cyclist makes a speedy recovery.

posted by Guyz2010 [280 posts]
2nd January 2014 - 21:54

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