Man Injured After being Hit by Bike Thieves

Man Who Tried to Stop Workplace Robbery Injured

A man who tried to stop his workmate’s bike from being stolen suffered serious injuries.

Craig Morrell was thrown in the air after being struck by the bonnet of a car accelerating away from the scene

The incident happened at Swanglen Metals in Castlefields Lane Crossflatts.

Mr Morrell suffered a badly damaged vertebrae and broken finger. The event was captured on CCTV

It seems that the thieves reversed into the premises with a view to putting the two bikes into their van

Mr Morrell’s attempts to stop them led to the van being driven at speed causing the injuries.

The Police as continuing their enquiries to find the thieves.

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