Cyclist hunt over rape attempt

Detectives are searching for a man seen riding away on a Boris bike from the scene of an attempted rape in east London.

Hunt for Boris bike cyclist near scene of attempted rape

Police have re-issued CCTV images of a man seen riding away on a Boris bike from the scene of an attempted rape in east London.

CCTV of a man police are trying to trace in Hackney Credit: Metropolitan Police

The appeal comes exactly one year on from an incident in which a 28-year-old woman was robbed in Hackney. Her attacker then tried to rape her before being disturbed by passers-by.

The image shows a white man, riding on a Boris bike in Hackney Road Credit: Metropolitan Police

The victim was walking along Goldsmith Row in Hackney near the junction with Hackney Road in the early hours of Tuesday 20 November 2012.

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