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Cyclist run down and raped

Title
Cyclist run down and raped
Genre
Interview
TX Date
4 May 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:30
Description
Unidentified female police officer appeals for information about an incident in which a 19-year-old female cyclist was raped after being struck by a car in Putney, south London (28/04/78). The driver had earlier knocked another girl known as Ann Palfrey off her bicycle. The car was sold in Frimley, Surrey, the day after the crime. Male interviewer not identified. (James Godfried was later charged with the assaults).
Further information
The Times (29/04/78), p. 3; The Guardian (20/10/79), p. 4. James Godfried’s real name was James Eric Gottfried
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
London; Motor vehicles; Crime; Cars; Women; Hampshire; Rape; Surrey; Putney; James Godfried; Cyclists; Frimley; Farnborough; Ann Palfrey

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