Ottawa woman says she was assaulted for cycling 'too slow' - Ottawa - CBC News

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By Ashley Burke, CBC News Ottawa, August 4, 2016

An Ottawa woman says she was assaulted by another cyclist during her morning commute because she was "biking too slow.

"Marie-Hélène Villeneuve, 36, filed a police report on Thursday morning alleging a male cyclist hit her around 7:45 a.m. on Lyon Street near Wellington Street.

"He slapped my ass with his hand," Villeneuve told CBC news. "Then he kept cycling. I was in shock. I kind of couldn't comprehend what had just happened."