Two naked men are caught on video attacking random cyclist in broad daylight in London after strolling brazenly out of underground station
- Two naked men spotted kicking a cyclist off their bike in London on Thursday
- One was nude and the other in underpants outside Elephant & Castle station
- Guy Stafford-Taylor witnessed the bizarre incident and filmed the naked duo
- He later saw them further down the street where they were both undressed
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Two naked men were caught on video attacking a cyclist in broad daylight in a busy London street after strolling brazenly out of an underground station.
In a bizarre series of events, the men were seen leaving Elephant & Castle tube station at around 2.30pm on Thursday – one wearing underpants and the other in the nude.
They cross at the traffic lights before the one in his pants takes a running jump at a cyclist and knocks them off.
Another witness reported also seeing the men walking towards Elephant and Castle roundabout where the were arrested by the police.
The Metropolitan Police have yet to respond to a request for details on the incident, and it is not clear if drugs or an initiation ritual were behind the incident.
Guy Strafford-Taylor, who recorded the clip, can be heard letting out a slight laugh in shock at what he had just witnessed.
Without even checking if the cyclist is ok, the pair continued to walk through the street.
Two naked men were caught on video attacking a cyclist in broad daylight in a busy London street after strolling brazenly out of Elephant & Castle underground station
The men can be seen leaving Elephant & Castle tube station at around 2.30pm on Thursday before one of them took a running jump at a cyclist and knocked them off their bike
Mr Strafford-Taylor said he had begun filming the pair after he noticed they were naked and they were ‘shouting and causing a scene’.
After they knocked the cyclist off their bike, he pulled over and checked to see if the rider was ok.
He said: ‘Once I started driving again I saw them walking down the road and now both were naked.
‘They were pushing people and rushing towards people in the bus stops.
‘I tried to film again and they rushed towards my car so I bolted. The whole thing was quite bizarre.’
Without even checking if the cyclist is ok after falling off their bike, the pair continued to walk through the street
Mr Strafford-Taylor said he had begun filming the pair after he noticed they were naked and they were ‘shouting and causing a scene’
Other people on Twitter explained they had also witnessed the naked men wandering in the street.
One woman, who shared a picture of the pair, claimed they had been arrested further up the road.
MailOnline has contacted Met Police for comment.
It is not known whether the men were pulling the stunt because they had lost a bet or were involved in an initiation stunt.
Other social media users suggested that drug taking may have been a factor.
Other people on Twitter explained they had also witnessed the naked men wandering in the street – with one person claiming the pair had been arrested
The naked duo could have be arrested by the police for indecent exposure under the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
Indecent exposure takes place when a person displays a part of themselves in a public place which is considered offensive or morally unacceptable.
While it is not an offence to be naked in public in England and Wales, it can become one if it can be proved the exposure was done to cause alarm or distress.
Typically, a person will not be prosecuted if their exposure was not for the purpose of sexual gratification or to cause alarm or distress.
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