CCTV shared in hunt for men who left charity worker dad to die after hit and run

Police are hunting four men who they want to speak to after a cyclist was left to die in the road after a hit-and-run in Birmingham.

Andell Goulbourne, a 59-year-old charity worker, was struck by a grey BMW M135i as he was cycling along Washwood Heath Road in Saltley at 11.15pm on July 30.

Police said the four male occupants of the car did not call an ambulance or check on the father-of-three's condition — instead they abandoned the vehicle at the scene and ran away.

West Midlands Police have now released CCTV images of four men they want to speak to about the incident.

"We need to know who these men are," said Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes.

"The victim, Mr Goulbourne, was callously left in the road fatally injured while four men ran from the vehicle.

"The offenders were more concerned about looking after themselves than calling for an ambulance or trying to help the man they'd hit.

"It's now almost three weeks since the collision and I would urge the men caught on camera to do the right thing and come and talk to us."

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The BMW involved in the incident has been seized for forensic analysis.

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, but has since been released pending further enquiries.

Mr Goulbourne's family has released a statement paying tribute to him as a "kind and generous man" and "a mentor to many young people".

"He always sought to serve those less fortunate, this was reflected in his role as a volunteer charity worker," they said.

"He was a beacon of light.

"Our family and black community are desperately appealing to you to come forward, this was a cruel and heartless act."

Anyone with information can contact the serious collision unit by email at [email protected], or call 101, or Live Chat via WMP Online between 8am and midnight – quoting log 5069 of 30 July.

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