Police are hunting a cyclist who assaulted a woman on a cycle path at the weekend.
The woman was walking a dog on the cycle path from Shipton Road leading to the Rawcliffe Park and Ride.
At around 12.15pm on Saturday (5 June), she was approached by a man and a woman, both on bikes.
The victim, a 47-year-old woman from York, says she was pushed to the ground by the man and she fell into nettles.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
“In particular, we are appealing for information about the man and woman on the bikes.”
The man is described as
- aged around 50
- wearing a cycle helmet
- a white t-shirt with a yellow logo or writing
- and denim shorts.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.
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