Police remove male cyclist riding on busy M27 stretch in Portsmouth during rush hour

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Police were forced to intervene after a man on a bike was caught riding on the M27 during the busy rush hour.

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The cyclist was riding on the hard shoulder of the M27 westbound near junction 12 for Portsmouth at around 6pm on Tuesday. A police car with flashing lights was spotted at the scene while overhead gantry warned drivers of a "cyclist on road".

A police spokesman said: "At about 6pm yesterday, a man on a bicycle was spotted on the hard shoulder of the M27 westbound, between junctions 11 and 12. Police attended and safely removed him from the carriageway."

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