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Police appeal after scooter riders push cyclist into traffic

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.

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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