Update: Police have issued a correction to the time and place and the article has been amended 

Police are investigating a serious crash following reports of a man on a mobility scooter colliding with an elderly woman.

Police were called to outside Lidl supermarket, on St Osyth Road, at around 1.45 pm on Wednesday, June 5, following reports of a crash involving a mobility scooter and a pedestrian.

It was reported that a man on a mobility scooter attempted to pass an elderly woman pedestrian on the pavement, but in doing so, collided with the woman, causing her to fall into the road.

The man, described as black, in his 30s, wearing an all-white tracksuit, stopped but left before police officers arrived.

Police are trying to identify the man as part of their investigation, and appealing for anyone with information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to the incident to contact them.

You can contact the police by submitting a report on their website or by using the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively, you can call the police on 101.

To make an anonymous report, contact Crimestoppers by visiting their website or calling 0800 555111.

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