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Lollipop man in his 70s hospitalised by kids on e-bikes in Fulwood

Posted on - 15th June, 2024 - 1:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Police want to speak with the people in these images
Police want to speak with the people in these images

A lollipop man in his 70s was left in hospital with fractured ribs after being assaulted by youths riding e-bikes in Fulwood.

Police were called to Black Bull Lane at 3.34pm on Wednesday (12 June) to reports of an assault.

Officers found the victim, a man in his 70s, and he was taken to hospital.

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Following police enquiries, a 13-year-old boy from Preston was arrested on suspicion of Section 18 Assault. He remains in custody at this time. Police have now charged the boy.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the incident.

A spokesperson for police said: “As part of our ongoing enquiries, we now want to speak to the individual riding the e-bike in the CCTV image. We know you can’t see their face but we know their associates and people in the community will know who it is. We are asking them to do the right thing and contact the police as soon as possible.

“We know people will be appalled by news of this assault and want to reassure everyone that we have a dedicated team of officers assigned to this case.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident, information about the induvial in the CCTV, or any dashcam or mobile footage which could assist police’s enquiries is asked to email forcecontrolroom@lancashire.police.uk or call 101. Quote log 933 of 12th June 2024.

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