Suspects attack Little Rock man with sticks in attempted bike theft
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) —
A man told police he was attacked with sticks by suspects who attempted to steal his bike while he was riding in a Little Rock park.
The 54-year-old victim says he was riding in Riverfront Park on Wednesday afternoon when three white males tried to rob him.
According to the police report, the men struck him with sticks as they yelled obscenities at him and ordered him to hand over his bike.
The victim says he refused to let go of his bike and the suspects eventually ran off without it.
Officers also made contact with a person who said while he did not see the attack, he did witness three males running away as the victim was on the ground.
MEMS arrived at the scene to treat the man for not life-threatening injuries to his face and right arm.
The police report says one suspect was wearing a blue shirt and was carrying a black backpack, another was wearing a green shirt and carrying a black backpack and the third had on a white shirt. All three were wearing colored shorts.