Wednesday 17 March 2010

Using a car as a weapon

A man has appeared in court accused of driving his car at a teenage cyclist in a bid to knock him off his bike. Ryan Lafferty is facing a charge of dangerous driving following an incident in Milton Road, Southsea.

It is alleged someone in Lafferty's Volkswagen Golf threw an egg at the 16-year-old cyclist. As the boy cycled away
Lafferty is alleged to have sped up behind him and hit the back wheel of the bike, sending the boy sprawling.