Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was injured in an alleged hit-and-run.

Officers are asking the public to get in touch after a moped and a cyclist were involved in a collision in Boleyns Avenue in Braintree.

It was reported the driver of the moped failed to stop following the crash, which happened sometime around 4.30pm on Tuesday, May 7.

The cyclist, a man in his 30s, was injured in the collision and was taken to hospital with what police say were minor injuries.

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A force spokesman added: "We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, particularly those who were in the area around the time and have dash cam footage."

Those with information should contact the Braintree Local Policing Team on 101, quoting incident 736 of May 7.

Information can also be given to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.