A MEMBER of the public chased a cyclist who knocked over an elderly woman.
The 72-year-old was left with a broken hip following the collision in Sudley Road, Bognor, on Wednesday.
A member of the public who witnessed the collision followed the cyclist and persuaded him to wait until police arrived.
Police praised the actions of the quick-thinking witness.
A 51-year-old man from Bognor was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in charge of a pedal cycle and grievous bodily harm. Call Sussex Police on 101 if you witnessed the incident.