Pensioner in hospital after being pushed over in Gosport

A PENSIONER man is in hospital with a head injury after he was pushed over in Gosport.

Monday, 26th September 2016, 8:42 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:46 pm
Police are calling for witnesses after a pensioner was assaulted in Gosport

The 69-year-old man was walking along Bury Road with his wife, who was in a wheelchair, at 5.50pm yesterday when he had an altercation with another man.

The attacker, who was on a bicycle, pushed the elderly man over, leading him to hit his head on the road.

It is believed the cyclist, who is in his late 20s or early 30s, then took off towards Stoke Road.

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The victim is currently being treated at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham for his injury.

Police are now appealing for witnesses with anyone who saw what happened or has any information asked to call them on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.