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Walker injured by hit-and-run cyclist

Mandela Avenue Image copyright Google
Image caption The pedestrian was knocked over by a cyclist on the footpath

Police are appealing for information after a pedestrian was injured by a hit-and-run cyclist in Falkirk.

The person was knocked to the ground on the footpath on Etna Road, near Mandela Avenue, at 17:00 on Saturday.

The cyclist did not stop and continued towards Middlefield Industrial Estate after he collided with the pedestrian, who required medical treatment.

The suspect, who was riding a mountain bike, was described as being of regular build and wore a white cycling helmet.

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