Two charged after Lancaster cycle path attack

A 40-year-old man was attacked on the cycle track near Carlisle Bridge on September 5.

Tuesday, 8th September 2020, 10:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th September 2020, 10:18 am

Lancaster Area Police said that a disturbance took place where a man and a woman were attacking another man.

They appealed for witnesses as the area was quite busy at the time, and subsequently, Lisa Podd, 37, and Darren Bidulph, 50, both of Tarnsyke Road, Lancaster, were arrested and then charged with using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause or provoke fear of violence.

The pair are due to appear at Lancaster Magistrates Court on November 3.

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Carlisle Bridge, Lancaster. Image courtesy of Google Streetview.

A police spokesperson said: "We would like to thank those members of the public who contacted us about the incident and assisted us at the scene.

"We would also like to reassure everyone that behaviour like this is not acceptable and will be investigated, the wider community do not find this acceptable and we will not tolerate it."