21/12/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

Appeal for Witnesses Following a Collision and an Alleged Assault in Guisborough

Police are appealing for information after a red motorcycle and a black Mitsubishi Lancer collided on Bow Street in Guisborough, near to the Fox Inn Pub.

The incident occurred on Wednesday 14th December at around 11:35am.

Following the collision, it is believed that the rider of the motorcycle allegedly assaulted the 42-year-old male driver of the Mitsubishi. During the assault, it is reported that two men who were passing in a silver Volkswagen Golf stopped to intervene and it is believed they may have also been involved in the assault.

The victim was taken to the Redcar Primary Care Hospital where he was treated for bruising and minor leg injuries.
Two 24-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of assault and a 20-year-old man on suspicion of assault and criminal damage in connection with the incident. They have all been released on bail pending further enquiries. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Andy Paice on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.