Knifeman on bike in daylight stabbing

November 02 2018

A man needed hospital treatment after being stabbed in the leg on a busy street in broad daylight.

The man was injured in Lodge Causeway, Fishponds. A group of three men were walking across the junction with Elgin Road when a fourth man cycled up behind them.

Avon and Somerset police said that, after a short altercation the man on the bike pulled a knife and stabbed one of the three pedestrians, causing a small cut to his leg.

The victim went to hospital and left the same day after treatment. 

A police spokesperson said: “We believe this was an isolated incident.”

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the incident and believes they might have information that could help their investigation to come forward.

They say the cyclist and pedestrians were all black and in their late teens or early 20s.

The man on the bike was about 6ft tall and slim. He wore a blue hooded top, black jeans and trainers. He was riding a white mountain bike.

Witnesses to the incident, which happened at about 1.50pm on September 27, should call 101 and give the call handler the crime reference number 5218 216 878.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.