Appeal for Information Following Assault, Bradford

Tuesday 4 May 2021

Police are appealing for information following an assault in Heaton, Bradford.  

At 16.21pm on Friday 30 April, officers were called to reports of incident on Leylands Lane, Heaton where a man had been knocked over by a vehicle and assaulted.  

It is believed the vehicle travelled across the carriageway, through oncoming traffic and mounted the pavement before colliding with the pedestrian.

Two men proceeded to exit the vehicle and assault the male pedestrian before fleeing the scene. 

The man was taken to hospital with facial injuries not believed to be life threatening.

The vehicle is described as a black Volkswagen Touran.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and remains in custody at this time.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who may have recorded footage on a mobile phone or dash cam of the vehicle to contact police.

Anyone who may be able to assist with enquiries are asked to contact police by calling 101 or online via the website www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101LiveChat quoting crime reference 13210213830.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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