Police car windscreen smashed and officer attacked by scrambler motorbike riders in Knowle

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Police have issued descriptions of the three attackers

A police car windscreen was smashed and a PCSO attacked by a three people riding off-road scrambler bikes, say Avon and Somerset Police which has issued an appeal for witnesses to the incident in south Bristol to come forward.

The force has also issued two photographs showing damage to the patrol vehicle after the assault in Filwood Broadway in Knowle yesterday (April 5), just before 5pm.

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The vehicle was parked up when it had its front windscreen smashed by the three offenders. Then, a short time later, the same people returned riding off-road scrambler bikes, riding at the PCSO and assaulting him.

The smashed windscreen of the police patrol vehicle in KnowleThe smashed windscreen of the police patrol vehicle in Knowle
The smashed windscreen of the police patrol vehicle in Knowle | Avon and Somerset Police

The officer didn’t suffer any injuries.

Describing the offenders, a police spokesperson said: “One of the offenders is described as of heavy build, wearing a black coat with a fur hood trim and a black balaclava. A second was described as average build, wearing a black jacket and grey jogging bottoms.

“The third was described as stocky, and wearing a black jacket and a white balaclava or face covering.”

The force is appealing for witnesses to this incident to call 01 and give the call handler the reference number 5222080669.

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