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Police appeal for information following collision involving a woman in her 80s in Portsmouth

Police are appealing for information following a collision involving a pedestrian and a bicycle at Ocean Retail Park in Portsmouth


At approximately 10.15am on Saturday 9 July a woman in her 80s was leaving the Lidl store when a man on a bicycle collided with her causing her to fall to the ground.


The victim sustained injuries to her head and arms and a serious injury to her hip. She was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital where she has undergone surgery.


The man did not stop at the scene of the collision.


Since this incident was reported to police they have been following all lines of enquiry available to establish the exact circumstances.


Police are now appealing to the cyclist or anyone who knows them to get in touch with them. They would also like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and recalls seeing the incident take place, the moments leading up to it, or the aftermath.


Anyone with information that may assist police enquiries is asked to call 101 quoting 44220280139.


Alternatively, go online and submit information via https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/