February 6, 2019 1.18 pm This story is over 31 months old

Attacker lunged at man, 83, on scooter

It happened in the middle of the day

An 83-year-old man was attacked in the middle of the day while riding a mobility scooter in Stamford.

Lincolnshire Police received reports of the assault on Monday, January 21 at around 11.05am.

The victim was riding his mobility scooter along Edinburgh Road, close to the Sandrigham Close junction when he was assaulted.

He was attacked here. Photo: Google Maps

It is believed that the suspect approached the elderly man from behind before launching an attack.

Police would like to speak to three witnesses who came to the victim’s assistance at the time.

Anyone who witnessed the assault or helped the man is being urged to contact the force on 101, quoting incident 142 of January 28.

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