A WOMAN was pushed into a canal in Colne by a man riding a bike on Monday, causing her an injury to the head.

The incident occurred at around 2pm on the canal between Foulridge and Salterforth.

The man was wearing a maroon t-shirt and cap and was riding a very distinctive bike with a smaller rear wheel and police are appealing for help finding him.

Any information can be emailed to PC 3251 Stephen Murphy at 3251@Lancashire.pnn.police.uk