Man hurt in hit-and-run

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was knocked off his bicycle in a crash with a motorbike.

The collision took place at around 11.15am on Saturday on the A1071 at Polstead.

The cyclist was in the centre of the road signalling to turn right into Potash Lane when a dark-coloured, high-powered sports motorbike with a pillion passenger collided with him from behind.

As a result of the impact, the man was knocked off his bike, injuring his arm and leg, while his bicycle was also damaged. The motorcylist fled the scene.

Officers want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

Call Pc Neil Jones at Sudbury Police on 101.