A CYCLIST knocked over a 91-year-old, looked back at the stricken man then rode away.

The accident left the pensioner with a broken hand and broken thigh, which needed surgery.

It happened when the man was crossing the road in either Dyer Street or Querns Lane, Cirencester.

The cyclist, who is described as a young male with dark hair, came from the direction of Waterloo.

If you saw the accident, which happened at around 1pm on Friday, January 26, or can help identify the cyclist call police on 101 or email 101@gloucestershire.police.uk quoting incident 189 of 27 January.