Saturday, April 25, 2009

Bicyclist Is Attacked In Boca Raton

Robbery attempt on Boca Raton bicyclist

Jerome Burdi | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
2:59 PM EDT, April 25, 2009

BOCA RATON - A man riding his bicycle home from Delray Beach around 1 a.m. was attacked by men who jumped out a car in the 2600 block of North Federal Highway, police said.

The suspects pulled alongside the bicyclist jumped out and hit him on the arm with a baseball bat, he told police. A second man hit him on the head and others tried to take his backpack, police said.

They were unsuccessful and took off when another car was approaching, police said.

The victim suffered minor injuries, police said.

Police ask anyone with information on this crime to call Detective Juan Carlos Pijuan, 561-338-1387 or Crime Stoppers, 800-458-8477.

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