A cyclist in Cambridge rampaged though a charity bookshop and tried to hit one of the booksellers after being asked to move his bike which he had lent against the shop’s window.
The man, aged in his 20s, pulled over three bookcases which were bolted to a wall, narrowly missing a customer.
When a staff member pursued him out of the shop he tried to hit her. Cambridgeshire Police have appealed for help in tracing him.
One of the women working inside the shop, which raises money for human rights organisation Amnesty International, said she feared for her safety.
The woman, who asked not be named, said: “He was raging. He put his hand behind the book cases which were bolted to the wall and they all came down together. Then he just turned and went out of the shop. The woman at the counter took off after him and he turned around and swung at her.”
Can you imagine what he might have done if they didn’t have the book he wanted?