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Man headbutted to the ground by cyclist who ran red light in London

The cyclist ran a red light in Farringdon Street in the City of London at around 1.45pm on 22 August, narrowly avoiding hitting the pedestrian who was crossing the road.

He then got off his bike, went back towards the businessman and headbutted him in the face, calmly cycling away as his victim lay sprawled on the pavement.

The 57-year-old man needed stitches to a wound above his eye, and suffered ligament damage to his arm.

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.

PC Fisk, from the City of London police, said: We are asking the public to help us identify this cyclist, whose needlessly violent action has left a member of the public with some nasty injuries.

The 57-year-old victim needed stitches to a wound above his eye, and suffered ligament damage to his arm where he fell.

Anyone with information can call the City of London police on 020 7601 2115, quoting reference 19*446160, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

City of London Police are asking for help to identify a cyclist who violently headbutted a pedestrian in east London.

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image/svg+xml Why you can trust Sky News A man needed stitches after he was headbutted to the ground by a cyclist who ran a red light in London.

Footage of the incident on 22 August shows the cyclist almost colliding with the man as he crossed the road on Farringdon Street in the City of London.

The cyclist then steps off his bike and circles back toward the businessman, before headbutting him in the face and riding away.

The 57-year-old victim, who has not been named by police, was left laying on the floor. He later needed stitches for a wound above his eye, and suffered ligament damage to his arm from the fall.

Police are now on the hunt for the cyclist and are appealing for anyone who recognises him to get in touch.

He has been described as a white man in his 40s, around 5ft 10in, of medium build, and with short, greying hair.

His “violent actions have left a member of the public with some nasty injuries,” PC Fisk, from the City of London Police, said.

Anyone with information can call the City of London Police on 020 7601 2115, quoting reference 19*446160, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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