Yobs punch jogger and throw him into a lake

Crookes Valley Park
Crookes Valley Park
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A jogger was punched and thrown into a lake in a Sheffield park by drunken yobs.

The 49-year-old man was running laps of the lake at Crookes Valley Park in Sheffield when he noticed a group of men acting in a drunken manner.

When he passed the group, one of them punched him in the chest and threw him into the water.

The runner suffered minor injuries but did not need to attend hospital.

Police now want to hear from anyone who may have seen the group of white men acting suspiciously in the area at the time, at around 9.30pm on Monday, April 28.

n Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 513 of Tuesday, April 29, or, alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.