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Labour’s Steve McCabe says he was struck in the face after shouting at two people on motorcycles who were riding “really recklessly”.
The attack took place after Mr McCabe warned them to stop or he would call the police.
MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, Mr McCabe, tweeted he had provided a full statement to the police, alongside a picture of injuries and his “beautiful black eye”.
The 61-year-old also tweeted pictures of the two motorcyclists allegedly involved in the incident.Related articles
Speaking to the BBC West Midlands, Mr McCabe said he had been out with Labour volunteers in the Yardley Wood area at the time of the attack.
He said: "We were just assembling at Greenford Road… to go and do a spot of door knocking, when a couple of characters came down, riding really recklessly, dangerously, doing wheelies in the middle of the road.
"I mean we've had umpteen complaints about this kind of dangerous behaviour and so I shouted at them to pack it in or I'd call the police.
"These are really quite nasty, violent thugs.”
The MP added: "It is a big issue in south Birmingham, they are terrorising neighbourhoods, but I don't think there is a direct connection in that they knew who I was.
"I think that's just the way they treat anybody who dares to challenge their