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Video of Whitechapel cyclist 'pushed into road' released

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Media captionThe footage shows the man chasing and pushing the cyclist after she asks him to wait for her to pass

Helmet camera footage showing a cyclist being pushed into the path of traffic after she asked a man not to cross the road in front of her has been released.

The video shows a man, thought to be in his 40s, giving chase and pushing the woman to the ground after being asked to wait, police said.

She managed to pull herself out of the road in Sidney Street, Whitechapel, east London.

The woman was shaken but not seriously hurt, the Met Police said.

Anyone with information about the dispute, at about 18:00 BST on 1 May, is asked to contact police.

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Image caption The cyclist asked the man not to cross in front of her
Image copyright Met Police
Image caption He then chased her, shouting: "You want to put your finger up at me? You mug."
Image copyright Met Police
Image caption The man can be seen pushing the woman towards the end of the footage

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