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APPEAL: Footage released after cyclist left fighting for life after being kicked off bike in Hackney

News   •   Mar 18, 2019 07:00 GMT

Police have today, Monday, 18 March, released CCTV footage of an incident in Hackney which has left a cyclist hospitalised in a critical condition.

At around 1245hrs on Sunday, 10 March, the 30-year-old male victim was riding his bike on Wallis Road, E9 when another cyclist caught him up and began to cycle alongside him.

The male attacker than kicked the victim off his bike, resulting in him falling off and colliding with a parked car. The victim was taken by ambulance to an east London hospital, where he remains in a condition is critical.

The attacker rode away from the scene in the direction of Berkshire Road.

The motive for the attack is not known.

Police are releasing CCTV of the incident. The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s or 30s.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, who recognises the man shown in the CCTV or has information that may assist police is asked to call Central East CID via 101 quoting CAD reference 3718/10MAR19.

Officers also want to hear from anyone who may have been threatened or assaulted by this suspect in and around Hackney.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.