Teenager on e-scooter punches man in the head

June 14 2021
Teenager on e-scooter punches man in the head

A MAN was punched in the head by a teenager on an e-scooter in Staple Hill.

Police, who described the incident as an unprovoked assault, said the 50-year-old victim was walking on Morley Road at about 9.45pm on May 31, the spring bank holiday Monday, when he was approached by a man in his late teens on a red electric scooter.

A police spokesperson said: "The offender spoke briefly to the victim before punching him in the head, causing minor injuries."

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the incident or thinks they know the attacker, who was white with ginger hair and wearing a white T-shirt and jogging bottoms, to call 101 and quote the crime reference number 5221 120 437.