Pensioner is pushed to the ground by cyclist in Portchester attack

AN ELDERLY man was left cut and bruised after being pushed over by a cyclist last Friday.

Thursday, 1st August 2019, 1:26 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th August 2019, 6:56 pm
Southampton Road, Portchester. Picture: Google Maps

Police officers are investigating reports of an 86-year-old man being assaulted by a cyclist in Southampton Road, Portchester, on Friday, August 2, apparently sometime between 10.45-11am.

A spokesman from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘It was reported that a male cyclist damaged the car the man was driving before pushing the driver to the ground after the victim had parked.

‘The victim sustained a cut to his thumb and bruising on his hand and arm.’

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Southampton Road, Portchester. Picture: Google Maps

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 101, quoting the crime reference number 44190271853.