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Shocking footage shows the moment when the cyclist bumps into his victim after almost bumping into him at London
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Shocking footage shows the moment when a cyclist bumped a city worker with his head after he almost collided with him when he jumped a red light.

The police are chasing the attacker who attacked the victim for horrific spectators seconds after he passed by him at an intersection in the busy Farringdon Street in the city of London.

The 57-year-old pedestrian was left with stitches in a wound above his eye and suffered ligament damage to his arm where he fell in the rage on the road.

The video shows the cyclist, dressed in shorts and a t-shirt, clamping the pedestrian's suit before he steps off the road.

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Shocking footage shows the moment when the cyclist bumps into his victim after almost bumping into him at London

Shocking footage shows the moment when the cyclist bumps into his victim after almost bumping into him at London

The victim falls to the ground in the attack and is left with the need for stitches in a wound above his eye, and suffered ligament damage to his arm

The victim falls to the ground in the attack and is left with the need for stitches in a wound above his eye, and suffered ligament damage to his arm

The victim falls to the ground in the attack and is left with the need for stitches in a wound above his eye, and suffered ligament damage to his arm

The attacker then slowly cycles away while his victim was sprawled on the sidewalk

The attacker then slowly cycles away while his victim was sprawled on the sidewalk

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The attacker then slowly cycles away while his victim was sprawled on the sidewalk

He then turns around and casually walks over to the victim before he starts the pathogenic attack.

The attacker then slowly cycles away while his victim was sprawled on the sidewalk.

Do you know the victim or can you identify the cyclist?

Contact ed.riley@mailonline.co.uk or tips@dailymail.com

City of London Police officers are now calling on the public to help them identify the cyclist after the incident on August 22 at 1.45 p.m.

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PC Fisk of the City of London Police said: & We ask the public to help us identify this cyclist, whose unnecessary violent actions have left a member of the public with some nasty injuries.

& # 39; Contact us if anyone has information about the man who carried out this attack. & # 39;

The images show the cyclist cutting out the suit of the city worker after he jumped a red light

The images show the cyclist cutting out the suit of the city worker after he jumped a red light

The images show the cyclist cutting out the suit of the city worker after he jumped a red light

The attacker then gets off his bicycle, casually approaches the businessman and starts the pathogenic attack

The attacker then gets off his bicycle, casually approaches the businessman and starts the pathogenic attack

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The attacker then gets off his bicycle, casually approaches the businessman and starts the pathogenic attack

The cyclist is a white man in his 40s, about 5ft 10, of average build, with short gray hair.

What are the laws for cyclists who obey red light at pedestrian crossings?

Rule 170 of the highway code states that if a pedestrian crosses a road & # 39; has crossed & # 39 ;, it automatically has priority.

Rule 69 of the highway code stipulates that cyclists must follow all traffic signs and traffic light signals according to the Road Traffic Act 1988.

Rule 71 stipulates that cyclists may not cross the stop line when the traffic lights are red.

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It is a crime that the police usually deal with through a fine with a flat-rate fine, normally £ 50.

When there is an advanced stop line, cyclists can position themselves in front of motor vehicles, but crossing that line to red is still a violation.

It is also a violation to drive through an orange light unless you are so close to the stop line that stopping can cause a collision.

Although if the traffic lights do not work, all road users may treat it as an unmarked intersection and proceed with caution & # 39 ;.

Information can be provided to the City of London Police by calling 020 7601 2115 and quoting reference 19 * 446160.

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Alternatively, you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously via their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

The attack comes after a series of incidents with dangerous cyclists and calls for heavy-handed cycling.

Last Friday, camera images from the dashboard showed the shocking moment when a cyclist riding on the sidewalk hit a five-year-old boy and sustained face damage.

Little Freddie-Lee Simmons-Fletcher had driven home with his three brothers and sisters, his mother and her friend, when he was hit by the rider – who was also beaten to the ground.

The youngster was left with cuts and bruises in his face after the incident on Greenwood Avenue in Hull, described by his father as a & # 39; hit and run & # 39 ;.

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Daniel Fletcher, 28, said: “I'm so angry as a parent about what happened and I can't believe the man just drove away without help. It is a hit and run regardless of whether the accident with a car or bicycle happened and we have reported it to the police.

& # 39; I want the man to find and punish and I want him to explain how he could put a five-year-old boy in a pool of blood like he did. It is not fair what happened.

& # 39; It is fortunate that Freddie did not end up in intensive care with what happened because it could have been so much worse. & # 39;

The attacker then slowly cycles away while his victim was sprawled on the sidewalk

The attacker then slowly cycles away while his victim was sprawled on the sidewalk

The attacker then slowly cycles away while his victim was sprawled on the sidewalk

The police are now chasing the cyclist, described as a white man in his 40s, about 5ft 10, of average build, with short gray hair
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The police are now chasing the cyclist, described as a white man in his 40s, about 5ft 10, of average build, with short gray hair

The police are now chasing the cyclist, described as a white man in his 40s, about 5ft 10, of average build, with short gray hair

In 2017, the government announced a & # 39; urgent & # 39; legal review following the conviction of Charlie Alliston, 20, who knocked down and killed 44-year-old mother Kim Briggs while riding a bicycle without front brake.

He was sentenced to 18 months in prison after being found guilty of causing bodily harm by & # 39; willful and furious driving & # 39 ;.

Cyclists can currently be accused of careless or dangerous cycling, with a maximum fine of £ 1,000 and £ 2,500 respectively.

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But there are no offenses that specifically apply to cyclists who cause death or injury.

Riders causing personal injury can only be convicted on the basis of the law on infringements against the person from 1861, which relates to & # 39; willful and furious driving & # 39 ;.

The archaic crime was originally intended for horse-drawn carriages.

It is the offense closest to dangerous driving – a charge only applies to mechanically driven vehicles – that can be used by cyclists.

A public consultation was announced in August to introduce violations that cause death by dangerous or careless cycling, in the same way as dangerous drivers.

Freddie-Lee in his school uniform
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Freddie-Lee in his school uniform

Freddie-Lee is sleeping

Freddie-Lee is sleeping

Freddie-Lee was knocked off his bike on the way home (left in uniform) and was injured in the face after the incident (right)

Mrs. Briggs' widower Matthew supports the proposed new laws.

He said: & # 39; This public consultation is an important step toward updating the mysterious laws currently being used to prosecute bicycle crimes. & # 39;

Figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) for 2016 show that 448 pedestrians died on British roads, but only three cases involved bicycles.

Cycling British campaign leader Duncan Dollimore described the current system of prosecution and conviction of carefree or dangerous drivers as & # 39; something of a lottery & # 39; causing victims and their relatives to feel massively abandoned.

He continued: & # 39; Adding one or two new offenses specific to cyclists would only tinker with the edges.

& # 39; If the government takes serious action that endangers others on our roads, they should seize the opportunity to do the job well, instead of trying to resolve some of the legislation that simply doesn't work. & # 39;

Last year, the Ministry of Transport announced a series of measures to protect vulnerable road users, including funding to train driving instructors to ensure that cyclist safety is a priority, better accident investigation and investing £ 100 million to improve dangerous roads.

The announcement includes the introduction of national guidelines for cycling and walking infrastructure and the updating of parts of the highway code to prevent cycling.

Jesse Norman, minister of cycling and walking, said: & All of these measures are designed to support the continued growth of cycling and walking, with all the benefits they offer to our communities, economy, environment and society. & # 39 ;

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