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Mountain biker rescued in Bridge of Allan woods

Mine Woods
Image caption The 40-year-old was found injured in the Mine Woods, Bridge of Allan

A mountain biker has been rescued and taken to hospital after falling from his bike.

The cyclist was found injured in Mine Woods, Bridge of Allan, on Wednesday after police were contacted at 19:00.

The 40-year-old had been reported missing by his family, after leaving home in the Causewayhead area of Stirling to go cycling in the Sheriffmuir and Dumyat area at 16:00.

He was taken to Forth Valley Royal Infirmary for treatment.

He was found after an extensive search involving officers, the Police Scotland helicopter and the Ochil Mountain Rescue Team.

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