Appeal for information after cyclist knocked into road

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(Last Updated On: October 30, 2017)

Police have appealed for information after a cyclist was knocked into the road and almost hit by a vehicle in Newton Abbot.

The incident happened last week on Thursday, 26th October at around 5.45pm on a cycle path near Aller Brake Road.

Police state that a young female cyclist was struck by another cyclist who was performing a ‘wheelie’. The offending cyclist did not stop to assist her.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5ft 8ins, aged 14-16 years, with mousey coloured hair which was shaved at the side. He was reported to be wearing a black hoodie and black trainers.
Any information can be passed to the South Devon Crime Hub via 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101 quoting crime reference number CR/092891/17.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or reporting online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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