Police notified of man throwing traffic cone at Women's Tour riders

Women's Tour organisers and Twitter users have made Thames Valley Police aware of the incident

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(Image credit: Jesper Ekelund)

Photographs and video footage of a man throwing a traffic cone into the path of riders at the Women’s Tour in Oxford yesterday have been passed onto Thames Valley Police, with the organiser also making the police aware of the incident.

The Women's Tour was travelling through Oxford, 22km into the 147.7km opening stage, when the man threw the traffic cone at the riders. Thankfully, the object didn't hit anyone. 

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.