Topeka police investigate intentional hit-and-run of cyclist
September 8, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Police say a bicycle rider was intentionally hit by a pickup truck in downtown Topeka by a driver who didn't stop.
The bicycle rider told police he was riding on the sidewalk Thursday when the truck drove over a curb and hit him on purpose. Police say the victim knew the truck driver.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the incident happened after an apparent disturbance at the Let's Help soup kitchen. Police said someone may have pulled a knife during the disturbance but no one was injured.
Police Officer Brian Mooney said the bicycle rider was "banged up" but he refus...