Assailant attacks cyclist and makes off with his bike in white van
Police are appealing for witnesses after the man was assaulted and robbed of the bike on Great Northern Road, Aberdeen.
A cyclist was attacked and had his bicycle stolen by a man wearing a high-viz vest who escaped in a van.
Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses to come forward with information after the man was assaulted and robbed of the bike on Great Northern Road, Aberdeen.
The incident happened at about 1.20 pm on Friday 25 April near Bank Street.
A 24-year-old male victim was uninjured but was left shaken.
The assailant is described as being a white male, blonde hair, mid-twenties and wearing a yellow high-viz jacket and he left the area driving a white Ford Transit van.
Investigating officer, Detective Constable Kirsty Munro, said: "We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward and help us with our enquiries.
"We are trying to identify a taxi driver who stopped on Great Northern Road near to the incident and may have witnessed the incident. At the time of the incident the area would have been busy with pedestrians and road users and I encourage anyone who witnessed this crime to contact the Police."
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.