Witness Appeal Following Attack On Cyclists In Dagenham

Police have appealed for witnesses after an unprovoked attack on two men in Dagenham on Wednesday, 22 July.

It is understood that two 19-year-old men were riding bicycles on Dunkeld Road at about 23:30 when they were attacked by the occupants of a black Vauxhall Corsa.

Police said that it appears the attack was "completely unprovoked".

The suspects are described as five white males.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone who thinks they may know the identity of the occupants of the Black Corsa, or who witnessed the incident. Please call Barking and Dagenham Police CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 5112345/15.


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