Man injured after scrambler bike incident in Kirkby

A pensioner is recovering after he was assaulted by the rider of a scrambler bike on Saturday.

Officers were called to Bigdale Drive at 3.30. p.m. after a report that a 66-year-old man had been kicked and knocked to the floor by a man who was riding a scrambler bike on the pavement.

The victim suffered a bruised leg and was assessed by paramedics at home.