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Woman pushed off bike and attacked in Selsey

News   •   Aug 07, 2019 14:13 BST

A 56-year-old woman was attacked and knocked from her bicycle by a man in Selsey on Sunday afternoon (August 4).

The woman was riding south down Paddock Lane around 4pm when the man crossed into the road and walked towards her, causing her to stop. He shouted at her and the struck her in the face, cutting her cheek, bruising her eye and breaking her glasses. He then grabbed her, pushed her from her bike and kicked her before heading off north.

She was taken to St Richard's Hospital in Chichester for treatment to her injuries.

Her attacker, who may have been in the company of another man who left before the attack took place, is described as white, in his early 30s, 5' 6"-5' 7" with untidy shoulder-length dark hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt and jeans. He was shouting and screaming at her throughout.

Anyone who witnessed the attack or who may have seen the men in the area beforehand is asked to report online or call 101 quoting serial 1122 of 04/08.