Man charged after cyclist was attacked with axe in Arnold

 Man charged after cyclist was attacked with axe in Arnold

Pictured: Bestwood Lodge Drive in Arnold

A man has been arrested and charged with several offences after a cyclist was attacked with an axe. 

The victim was one of three men riding bikes on a path near Bestwood Lodge Drive, Arnold, on Friday, May 29.

He suffered cuts to his head and body and was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre for treatment.

Graham Timlick, 67, was arrested at a property in Cairngorm Drive at around 8am this morning and charged this afternoon with grievous bodily harm, affray, criminal damage and possessing an offensive weapon.

He was also charged with two offences of affray and possession of a bladed article in relation to an incident on 13 August 2019 when a group of teenagers were threatened, also in the Bestwood Lodge Drive area.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear in Magistrates Court tomorrow (12 June 2020).

Detective Sergeant David Prest is leading the investigation. He said: “This was an incredibly scary experience for the victim and I am pleased that we have been able to make a charge not only in this case, but also in relation to another unresolved matter.”

If you have any further information in this case please Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 856 of 29 May 2020.

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