Teenage cyclist assaulted in Gloucester
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A teenage boy who was cycling to work was assaulted after a collision in Gloucester and police are appealing for witnesses.
The incident happened shortly before 4.50am yesterday, Wednesday 16 June, and involved a 16-year-old.
He had been riding his bicycle on Ermin Street in Brockworth when there was a collision at the junction of Moorfield Road with a black car being driven by a man.
The victim was knocked to the ground and it has been reported that the driver exited his vehicle and punched the teenager to the head.
The driver then returned to his vehicle, turned the car around and travelled on Moorfield Road in the direction of the Churchdown area.
He was described as being a white man, aged between 40 and 50, of a medium build, around 5ft 11ins in height, with brown hair which was balding and brown stubble on his chin. He was wearing blue jeans and a red and grey check shirt.
It is thought he may have been driving a black Vauxhall Corsa or a Nissan Micra.
Enquiries have been taking place in order to try and identify the driver and police are now appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dash-cam, CCTV or doorbell camera footage to contact them.
A number of cars are reported to have driven by at the time and police are keen to hear from anyone who was travelling in the area and may be able to assist.
The victim was left with a lump and bruising to his head and is shaken up by the incident.
Anyone with information can submit this to police online by completing the following form and referencing incident 92 of 16 June: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ You can also call police on 101.