This in from police, in their own words. Ed
Police has issued CCTV in an appeal for witnesses following an assault on a man in Swanmore Road, Ryde on Saturday, September 28.
Sometime between 3.30pm and 3.40pm, the victim, a 23-year-old man was out cycling with a friend, when they got off their bikes to go into the Co-op stores in Swanmore Road.
A dark coloured, possibly black Peugeot 206, which had been travelling behind them stopped further down the road and the passenger got out, confronted the victim and then kicked him in the back, leaving a red foot-shaped graze.
Description of suspect
The suspect was described as:
Approx 5ft 10ins tall
Short dark hair
Wearing a grey hooded top
Get in touch
Investigating officer, PC Justin Clarke said:
“I’d like to hear from anybody that may have seen this or remembers seeing the Peugeot hatchback or the man getting out of it.
“This appears to have been an unprovoked and cowardly assault on a young man who had simply got off his bike to go into a shop.”
Anyone with information can contact PC Clarke at Shanklin Police Station phoning 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
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