Delivery Cyclist Brutally Attacked and E-Bike Stolen in Terrifying Knifepoint Robbery
Unprovoked Assault and Robbery Leaves Cyclist Injured and Devastated
In a shocking incident, a 26-year-old delivery cyclist became the victim of a brutal attack by assailants who stole his e-bike at knifepoint.
The assault occurred when the victim was sitting on a bench, and three individuals wearing balaclavas approached him, attempting to steal his black and yellow Cascade electric bike.
The victim, who relied on the bike for his work, has been left deeply affected by the unprovoked attack and is now unable to continue working.
The distressing incident unfolded at approximately 6.50pm in Jubilee Park, Canton, on August 7.
The assailants, riding a white scrambler-style e-motorbike, confronted the victim near a Lidl supermarket on Leckwith Road.
One of them dismounted and tried to take the victim’s bike, while another brandished a knife.
As the victim attempted to prevent the theft, he was subjected to a series of violent blows and was beaten into unconsciousness.
The assailants then made off with the victim’s e-bike, escaping towards Lawrenny Avenue.
South Wales Police, investigating the case, have released CCTV images in their efforts to gather information about the incident and identify the culprits.
This distressing incident highlights the vulnerability of delivery workers who often rely on their bikes for their livelihoods.
The victim’s assault underscores the need for improved safety measures and awareness to protect individuals who provide essential services through bike deliveries.
The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of creating a safer environment for workers in this field and the broader community.
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