APPEAL: Two cyclists block driver of Vauxhall Corsa on local road then punch him

The junction of Abbotsford Road and Benedict Road, Arbroath (stock image)
The junction of Abbotsford Road and Benedict Road, Arbroath (stock image)

Two men blocked a driver on a local road and punched him, police cay.

The incident which took place at the junction of Abbotsford Road and Benedict Road in Arbroath, at 4.50pm on Friday July 20.

A police statement said: “The driver of a silver Vauxhall Corsa was approached and assaulted by two young men on mountain bikes.

“They had initially blocked the road with their bikes, refused to move, then punched the driver of the car.”

Officers want to trace two men about 18 years of age. The first is described as about 6ft in height, slim build, with long dark scruffy hair. The second is about 5ft 5, stocky build, and has short dirty blond hair. Both were wearing hooded tops and were on mountain bikes.

The statement added: “Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting CR/17778/18, or speak to any police officers.

“Alternatively if you have any information about the incident you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form at crimestoppers-uk.org.”

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