CCTV appeal over Bradford baseball bat attack

Police today issued a CCTV image of a man they want to trace in connection with a street attack in Bradford.

The CCTV image released by police.

A 28-year-old man was struck with a baseball bat during the incident, on Gain Lane in Fagley.

The windows in his car were also smashed in the attack, which happened shortly after 2.15pm on Thursday, May 17.

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West Yorkshire Police today said the assault took place after the victim was approached by three men as he left a convenience store.

The men are described as Asian, with one thought to have had his hair in a ponytail.

They left the scene in a black vehicle – said to be similar in size to a Volkswagen Golf – heading in the direction of Leeds Road.

The victim suffered a hand injury in the attack.

Anyone with information is asked to ring Bradford District CID on 101, quoting log reference 13180237263, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.