Police appeal after boy knocked off bike


Police are appealing for information after a teenager was knocked off his bike by a car in Burnley.

The 15-year-old boy was riding his bike home along Padiham Road at around 8-45pm on Wednesday, June 19th, when he was clipped by a red vehicle.

He was approaching the junction with Byron Street when the car touched the back wheel of his bike.

The vehicle involved was a small, red car and it is believed that following the collision it drove off towards the George IV pub.

The boy suffered minor cuts and bruises.

PC Kathryn Mather said: “I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and who witnessed what happened to come forward and contact the police.”

Anyone with information can call the police on 101 quoting log number LC-20130619-1748.