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Police hunt bike attacker after man, 66, assaulted in street
A 66-YEAR-OLD man has been injured during an attempted robbery in a North Yorkshire town.
The victim was walking through the Regent's Terrace area of Harrogate at about 12.10am on Saturday when he was approached by a man on a bicycle who tried to steal his bank card.
The cyclist assaulted the man, who suffered injuries to his head, face and body and was taken to Harrogate District Hospital for treatment, before running off. The victim's condition is not believed to be life-threatening.
North Yorkshire Police have begun an investigation into the failed robbery and say the attacker was wearing a dark bomber jacket and is white, aged between 20 and 30 and with short brown curly hair.
Anybody who saw the attempted robbery or has any information about it should phone the force on 101, select option two and ask for Detective Constable Claire Brown or Harrogate CID. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Callers should use the crime reference number 12120181184.