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Man charged with assault after cyclist pushed into path of car

Incident took place in Chatham on Saturday lunchtime

A man has been charged with assault after a cyclist in Kent was pushed from his bike and fell into the path of an oncoming car.

The incident took place at around 2pm on the afternoon of Saturday 9 September on Dock Road, Chatham, reports Kent Online.

The male cyclist was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.

The alleged assailant, 47-year-old Colin Page Sayer, of no fixed address, was charged with assault.

He was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear today via video link at Medway Magistrates’ Court.

Anyone with information about the incident is requested to call Kent Police on 01634 792209, quoting incident reference 10-0788.

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