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Police appeal following serious assault

Police have released CCTV to trace a cyclist they want to speak to in connection with a serious assault on a woman in south London.

The incident happened near Costcutters on Norwood Road in Herne Hill (SE24) at around 22.50 hrs on Wednesday 29 February.

A 34-year-old woman was walking home alone when she was hit in the head. She is in a serious but stable condition in hospital. A 46-year-old man was also punched further along the street but did not require hospital treatment.

The suspect is described as black, wearing a long dark coat and riding a mountain bike.