Cyclist Oscar Sevilla suffers broken wrist after five Bogota bandits snatched £10,000 bike

STAR bike owner Oscar Sevilla has suffered a broken wrist after being attacked by five thieves and robbed of his £10,000 bike whereas coaching in Bogota, Colombia.

The Spaniard was pounced on throughout a journey on Sunday morning together with his helmet and glasses additionally being snatched within the blitz assault.

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The rider’s spouse Ivone advised the Caracol radio station: "This morning Oscar went out to coach like each morning, at round 6am, in Bogota.

"Five younger individuals assaulted him, pushed him, beat him up. A taxi was ready on the nook they usually took his bike.

"He's very down about it as a result of that sort of fracture takes some time to get well and he was because of journey to Spain to race.

"He's very dissatisfied as a result of that is what we see on a every day bases in Bogota.

Mejorando día a día gracias @wakeuprehabilitacion @marce8720 @team_medellin @alcaldiademed @berriabike @garmin_colombia @safetti

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Hemos dado todo hasta el remaining. Gracias a todos mis compañeros @team_medellin @wbeimarro @omarmendoza25 @robigzonleandro @nicolasparedes11 @walterv16 @josejulianvelasquez @safetti @berriabike ?: @robertobettini

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Seguimos sumando km @berriabike @rotorbike @sramcolombia @catlikehelmets

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“There are many robberies, plenty of insecurity for cyclists.

“Every single day bicycles are stolen, so he can't exit and practice comfortable as a result of at any second they will harm you or take your life, for a bike.”

The robbers didn’t handle to grab Sevilla’s telephone so he was capable of name his spouse and a caring passer-by drove the shaken bike ace to hospital.

 Oscar Sevilla was robbed in Bogota on a morning ride

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Oscar Sevilla was robbed in Bogota on a morning experience

The crime-plagued metropolis’s mayor spoke out concerning the surge in robberies, Enrique Penalosa wrote on Twitter: “The assault on Oscar Sevilla is a superb disgrace.

"We’d like massive sentences from the judges for bicycle thieves."

STAR bike owner Oscar Sevilla has suffered a broken wrist after being attacked by five thieves and robbed of his £10,000 bike whereas coaching in Bogota, Colombia.