Man knocked off his bike and robbed in Norwich

Police are investigating an assault

Police are investigating an assault - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2012

Police are investigating after a cyclist has been knocked off his bike and robbed in Norwich.

The victim, aged in his late teens, was approached by two men in a dark coloured Citroen Saxo, as he was cycling along Catton Grove Road near to the junction of Woodcock Road.

They threatened the victim and knocked him off his bike before a passer-by has intervened resulting in the suspects fleeing the scene in the vehicle.

The victim sustained a minor leg injury as a result of the incident and nothing was stolen.

Officers are appealing for information about the incident which happened at about 12.30am on Tuesday, November 17.

Anyone who may have witnessed it or who has any information should contact PC Adam Binns at Norwich North Police Station on 101, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through an anonymous online Form at