Police said the 43-year-old was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition following the attack in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday December 8).
Officers were carrying out a routine patrol in the car park when a silver car was seen speeding away just after 1.30am.
Following a search of the area, the man was discovered with multiple injuries including to his leg and eyes.
Detective inspector Antony Leadbeatter said: “We would like to speak to anyone with information, particularly four cyclists who were seen in the area.”
Witnesses can email [email protected] or call 101 quoting reference 0061 of 08/12.
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