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Clacton: Appeal to find driver who collided with 12-year-old cyclist

PUBLISHED: 08:06 01 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:06 01 February 2013

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POLICE are appealing for information about a car driver who collided with a boy on a bike in Clacton on Monday, January 21.

A 12-year-old boy was cycling over a zebra crossing on his BMX bike when he was struck by a silver Ford Ka, which failed to stop.

This incident happened at 3.10pm on St Osyth Road, Clacton near to the junction with Coopers Lane.

The boy only suffered minor bumps and bruises.

Police are asking for the driver or anyone with information about the incident to contact Pc Sophie Gooch at Clacton Response and Patrol on 101.

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