Police release image of man who is alleged to have attacked cyclist and hurled bike into the road

Police release image of smartly dressed man who is alleged to have attacked a cyclist and hurled his bike into the road after confronting him about him riding on the pavement

  • Police have released image of a smartly dressed man after the incident in Poole 
  • Suspect allegedly became angry at victim for riding his bike on the pavement 
  • It is alleged he pushed the victim against a wall and threw his bike into the road 
  • Police are asking that anyone with information contact them about the incident  

Police have released a photograph of a man who is alleged to have attacked a cyclist in a confrontation in Dorset. 

The suspect, who is captured smartly dressed in a shirt and trousers, became irate at the victim for riding his bike on the pavement in Parkstone, Poole, according to Poole Police. 

It is alleged that the man, thought to be in his 60s, pushed the cyclist against a wall and picked up his bike before throwing it into the road on Ashley Road near to Nuudle Bar.

It is alleged that he pushed the cyclist against a wall and picked up his bike before throwing it into the road

It is alleged that he pushed the cyclist against a wall and picked up his bike before throwing it into the road

The incident happened at around 9:35pm on Wednesday June 15 on Ashley Road near to Nuudle Bar

The incident happened at around 9:35pm on Wednesday June 15 on Ashley Road near to Nuudle Bar

The incident, which happened at around 9:35pm on Wednesday June 15, was captured on the cyclist’s camera, attached to his helmet. 

Police have released an image showing the suspect aggressively approaching the victim, who is in his 20s. 

The suspect was wearing a blue open-necked shirt and navy blue trousers at the time of the incident. 

Police have said the cyclist sustained an injury to his shoulder but that he did not require medical treatment. 

Adam Cleaver, a spokesman for Poole Police said: ‘I have been carrying out a number of enquiries into this incident so far and am now in a position to issue an image of a man I would like to identify.

‘I would ask anyone who recognises him to please contact Dorset Police.’

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