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ROAD RAGE - Police appeal for ID of cyclist who head-butted pedestrian

Officers from the City of London Police are appealing to the public to help them identify a cyclist who violently head-butted a pedestrian.

The assault, captured on CCTV, took place on Farringdon Street on 22 August 2019 at around 13:45.

The victim was walking across the road when a cyclist jumped a red light and nearly collided with him. The cyclist, in a moment of unexplained rage, then got off his bike and head-butted the victim.

The 57 year old man was left needing stitches in a wound above his eye, and suffered ligament damage to his arm where he fell.

PC Fisk, from the City of London Police, said:

“We are asking the public to help us identify this cyclist, whose needlessly violent actions has left a member of the public with some nasty injuries.

“If anyone has any information about the man who carried out this assault, please contact us. He is described as a white man in his 40s, around 5ft 10, of medium build, with short greying hair.”

Information can be provided to the City of London Police by calling 020 7601 2115 and quoting reference 19*446160. Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, via their website or by calling 0800 555 111.


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