A man was run over by a motorbike during an incident in which he was attacked by a group of youths on a busy Bradford road.

Police received reports of the incident, on Manchester Road, at around 5.45pm yesterday. 

The man, aged 45, was rushed to hospital after suffering injuries to his head and leg.

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A spokesperson from the force said: "Police were called at 17.46 yesterday (Sunday, June 26) by the ambulance service to reports of an assault on Manchester Road, Bradford. 

"A 45-year-old man was assaulted by a group of youths. One youth on a motorbike knocked the victim over. 

"The victim was taken to hospital with head and leg injuries.

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"Enquiries are ongoing by Bradford CID.

"Anyone with information or who witnessed the assault is asked to contact police via the live chat options at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/contacus or 101 quoting log 1204 of 26 June

"Information can also be given to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."