LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police officers are investigating the severe beating of a bicyclist near Sunset Park Wednesday evening.
According to the police, a man involved in a hit-and-run crash on the 215-Beltway south of Warm Springs Road crashed into a tree.
The driver then left the car and chased down the bicyclist in an attempt to steal his bike near Warm Springs and Tamarus Street.
Bystanders stopped the beating and held the attacker until police officers arrived.
The bicyclist was taken to Sunrise Hospital in serious condition with injuries to the face, the police said.
It is not yet known what prompted the attack, the police said.