Alleged assault by four men on wheelchair-bound double amputee woman in Bridlington

Humberside Police is appealing for witnesses to the incident on Gypsey Road in Bridlington.
Humberside Police is appealing for witnesses to the incident on Gypsey Road in Bridlington.

Humberside Police is appealing for witnesses on a 'particularly distressing incident on a woman' in Bridlington.

The alleged assault on a woman happened on Gypsey Road at around 9.15pm on Friday July 12.

Detective Chief Inspector, Alison Sweeting, said: “This is a particularly distressing incident as the woman, a wheelchair-bound double amputee, was approached by four men who are alleged to have punched her and attempted to tamper with her medical equipment.

In particular police are appealing to a group of teenage boys who may have witnessed the incident.

“We believe that the incident may have been witnessed by some passing teenagers and I would really want to hear from them. They can call us on our non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 16/80722/19,” he added.