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Cyclist knocked off bike in Nottingham hit and run – police release image

A cyclist was knocked off his bike in a hit-and-run after complaining to the driver about a near miss.

The driver accelerated into him when he stopped in front of the car to remonstrate about the close call.

The driver also got out of his car and kicked the bike before driving off.

Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the hit-and-run.

It is believed he may have information that could help the enquiry.

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The cyclist suffered grazes and bruises in the incident in Mansfield Road, Sherwood, between 6.30pm and 6.45pm on Wednesday 5 May.

PC Rosanna Barton, who is investigating the incident, said: “We are releasing an image of a man we would like to speak to in connection to a hit-and-run in Mansfield Road, Sherwood.

“It is suspected that the vehicle was displaying false number plates as the registration number is linked to a different make and model of vehicle.

“We are keen to identify the man pictured in the image, who may have information that could help the enquiry. If you recognise him, or know of someone matching his clothing and description, or have information which could help, please contact us on 101 quoting incident number 641 of 5 May 2021.”

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