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Man on a mobility scooter ‘rams cyclist and pinned her to fence’ in West Bridgford

Police are looking to speak to this man after a cyclist was assaulted in West Bridgford.

The victim was cycling with a friend along a path near the Ruddington Lane tram stop when she encountered a man on a mobility scooter.

After overtaking the man on her bike, police say he suddenly became verbally abusive, before reportedly then driving his scooter straight into her.

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This caused the woman – who was still on the bike at the time – to be pinned against a fence, which resulted in her sustaining minor injuries.

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When the man then drove away, the cyclist tried to confront him, at which point he deliberately ran his scooter into her bike – snapping the rear wheel.

Police investigating the incident, which happened around 3.25 pm on 5 April, are now appealing for anyone who recognises the man in this picture to come forward.

PC Karolina Widnic, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a completely unprovoked assault on a cyclist, who was trying to make her way past along a path when she was suddenly targeted.

“On more than one occasion, the unknown suspect deliberately drove his mobility scooter into the woman’s bike – injuring her and damaging the bike in the process.

“This isn’t acceptable, so we’d urge anyone who recognises the man in this picture to contact the police, as we believe he could assist us with our inquiries.

“Information can be left by calling the police on 101, quoting incident 440 of 5 April 2024, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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