Cyclist knocked off bike by motorist during hit and run in Northampton

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A cyclist was knocked off his bike in Northampton by a motorist who then drove off without leaving his details, police have reported.

In a statement issued today, a spokesman for the force said: “The victim was cycling along the Gladstone Road bike path towards Northampton town centre, sometime between 1pm and 1.30pm on Thursday, November 10.

“When he crossed Kingsfield Way a car knocked him from his bike. The driver stopped to check on the cyclist but he did not give any details.

“The car was possibly a Ford or Rover and was in a champagne colour. The motorist was white, aged between 30 and 35 with a stocky build and some facial hair. He was wearing a grey/blue baseball cap, a grey/blue coat and dark blue jeans,” the spokesman added.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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