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      Manassas boy assaulted while riding bike

      Police say the suspects dropped the bike when they were seen by a passing motorist, but not before popping a tire. Photo: Mad House Photography via Flickr

      An 11 year old boy was assaulted while riding his bike in Manassas Tuesday.

      The boy told police he was riding his bike near Lomond Drive and Brighton Way around 6:30 p.m. when two men approached him. He alleges the men knocked him off his bike and tried to steal it.

      The suspects dropped the bike after they were seen by a passing motorist, but not before popping a tire.

      The young victim had minor injuries.

      The first suspect is described as a tall white man with a medium build, blonde hair and a mustache. The second suspect is described as a tall black man with a medium build, short black hair and a goatee. Anyone with information should call police.