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Incident took place on Sunday evening in Cottingham near Kingston-upon-Hull

Police in the East Riding of Yorkshire have launched an appeal for information after two men on a scooter pushed a cyclist off his bike and into traffic.

The incident took place on the evening of Sunday 3 December on Castle Road, next to Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham, which lies north west of Kingston-upon-Hull.

The cyclist, who has not been named, sustained minor injuries to his leg and hip, reports the Hull Daily Mail.

Humberside Police said: “We want to find two people in connection with an assault in Cottingham.

"They were riding a scooter along Castle Road around 8pm on December 3 2017 when they passed a cyclist and pushed him into the road into traffic. He injured his hip and leg.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 16/65491/17.

Born in Scotland, Simon moved to London aged seven and now lives in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with his miniature schnauzer, Elodie. He fell in love with cycling one Saturday morning in 1994 while living in Italy when Milan-San Remo went past his front door. A daily cycle commuter in London back before riding to work started to boom, he's been news editor at road.cc since 2009. Handily for work, he speaks French and Italian. He doesn't get to ride his Colnago as often as he'd like, and freely admits he's much more adept at cooking than fettling with bikes.