Police appeal as bike stolen after cyclist knocked down at Aberdeenshire junction

The incident occurred along the B979 between Netherley and Maryculter
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Police in Aberdeenshire are looking to trace the person responsible for the theft of a bike after careless driving caused a cyclist to come off his bike at a junction.

The cyclist came off the bike and fell down an embankment after the careless driver caused another vehicle to knock down the rider.

The incident occurred at around 8.45pm on Sunday, May 19, on the B979 Netherley to Maryculter Road near to Lairhillock Junction.

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Officers say the stolen bike is a distinctive Celestial Blue Bianchi Aria, while the vehicle seen leaving the scene is a light grey or silver estate-style car.

The bike was stolen from the scene
The bike was stolen from the scene -Credit:Police Scotland

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident 1172 of May 20, 2024. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, if you wish to remain anonymous.