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

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

Monday, 14th November 2016, 1:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:50 pm

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.

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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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