‘I’m going to die’ – Man says he’s leaving metropolis after ‘unprovoked’ gang assault

A BRADFORD man has been compelled to go away the county after being the sufferer of an “unprovoked” assault by a gang with a hammer and knuckledusters.

Peter Kane, 45, is born and bred in Bradford and had lived within the Canterbury space all his life till he felt compelled to maneuver after a vicious assault on Monday.

The 45-year-old mentioned he was on a stroll together with his fiancé by way of Horton Park between 4pm and 6pm in the beginning of this week – one thing he did frequently – when the nightmare state of affairs unfolded.

He mentioned: “I used to be strolling by way of Horton Park, the centre, over the bridge and 15 to twenty Asian youths had been stood with women.”

Mr Kane mentioned he and his fiancé went previous the group when all of a sudden the younger males attacked him.

They had been masked and one had a hammer, in line with Mr Kane.

Mr Kane mentioned: “It was simply fully unprovoked.”

The 45-year-old additionally mentioned as blows rained upon him for round 4 minutes, he noticed knuckledusters and a few had been sporting sovereign rings, claiming the gang “booted me within the chest”.

He added: “They had been hitting me with all types.”

He claimed the youths tried to pull him alongside the tarmac right into a bush to “do me in”, all whereas his fiancé watched on helplessly.

Mr Kane mentioned: “’I’m going to die, I’m doing to die’, was working by way of my head.”

He suffered a number of accidents, together with a scrape down one aspect of his thigh from being dragged on the ground.

He additionally has a giant dint in his shoulder the place he mentioned they hit him with the hammer, bumps and bruises on his head, a lower to the aspect of his head, cuts and bruises on his again, a bruise on his chin and a gash to his proper arm.

Mr Kane has been left feeling scared following the assault and awakened sweating on Tuesday night after a nightmare.

Mr Kane mentioned: “I’ve even vacated town due to it.”

He added: “I’ll by no means step foot in Bradford once more.”

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police mentioned: “At 6.30pm on Monday, August 1, police acquired a report of an assault in Horton Park, Bradford.

“It was reported {that a} group of juvenile males approached a person and subjected him to an unprovoked assault.

“Officers attended and located the male, who suffered accidents however didn’t require speedy hospital remedy.

“Enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances.”



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