This serving soldier is my brother he was out celebrating new year in Batley when he was overheard in conversation with his friend talking about his last tour. It is aledged that circa 15 mixed race males took offence to him being a serving soldier, started intimidating him calling him scum. It escalated and him and his friend were set upon by 15 males. This young soldier tried to step away across the road to difuse the situation. It is then aledged that one of the males got into his Mercedes and proceeded to mount the kerb and mow down the soldier at circa 50mph according to eye witnesses! The Soldier is in the intensive care at Leeds Hospital. According to individuals who were at the scene this was politically motivated due to him serving in the forces and therefore this should be being treated as terrorist attack!
Emma Louise Adams
Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom