Cyclist assaulted after car crash in Colchester

The assault happened in Colchester

The assault happened in Colchester

A man was assaulted in Essex after the bicycle he was riding collided with a car, police have said.

The incident happened in Colchester around 5.45pm on Wednesday, August 23.

A cyclist and a black Ford Galaxy crashed in Endsleigh Court at the junction with Lockhart Avenue.

The cyclist was then alleged to have been assaulted.

A 60-year-old man from Colchester has been arrested on suspicion of assault and later released under investigation.

Essex Police is appealing for witnesses.

A spokesman for the force said: “Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or seen either the car or cyclist prior to the incident taking place.”

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Anyone with any information is asked to contact Pc Christopher Holland at the Stanway Roads Policing Unit on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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