Do you know this man? Images: Kent Police

Police investigating a report of a serious assault on a cyclist in Edenbridge have issued images of a man they want to talk to.

It’s reported the incident happened on Saturday 22nd July 2023, as a woman was riding along Marsh Green Road towards Lingfield when the victim was allegedly pushed from her bike by a passenger in a black Vauxhall Astra which had pulled alongside her. She fell into a ditch and was taken to hospital for treatment to her injuries.

An investigation was commenced following the report and an appeal for information was issued. 

On 8 September 2023, Police arrested a suspect in connection with the incident. He remains on bail pending further investigation.

Inspector Christopher Ward, of the Sevenoaks Community Safety Unit, said:

‘Our constables have been investigating this incident over several months and, following recent developments, are now able to issue images of a man who may be able to assist with their enquiries.
‘I would urge anyone who recognises the person pictured to contact our appeal line. We would also be keen to hear from any other cyclists who may have been involved in, or witnessed, any similar incidents.’

Anyone with information should contact Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting crime reference 46/133100/23. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or by using the online form on their website.

By Ed

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