Pushing cyclists from their bikes is 'tantamount to attempted murder', says MP

The Labour MP says he will raise the matter with local police

Police tape (Getty)

An MP has said he will contact police about what he calls a pattern of attacks on cyclists,  referring to the action of pushing a rider off their bike as "tantamount to attempted murder."

Labour MP for Hartlepool, Mike Hill, made the comments after a resident was hospitalised having been pushed from his bike by a car passenger.

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