A terrifying video going viral purportedly shows an enraged cyclist in
London pulling out a large knife and attacking a car after nearly
being side-swiped by the vehicle.
The footage is believed to have been recorded through another car’s
dashboard camera in Croydon, south of London, on Wednesday, the
Croydon Advertiser reported.
This is some scary footage. A man wields a huge knife on London Road,
Croydon at around 5pm yesterday. Victim seen running for his life.
Happy to say no one injured. No arrests made. Call police on 101 if
you recognise the man
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The video shows a man on a bicycle pulling up alongside a blue car
before the vehicle tries to speed out of its parking space, nearly
knocking the cyclist over. The car then hits an oncoming vehicle and
the man, who dropped his bike and pulled out a large blade, proceeds
to kick the car and slash its driver-side windows.
After smashing one of the windows on the passenger side, the terrified
driver escapes the vehicle and runs away while the cyclist calmly
returns to his bicycle.
“The victim later returned to the scene to speak to officers but the
suspect made off from the scene,” a Metropolitan Police spokesperson
told the Croydon Advertiser, adding that no one was injured in the
As of Friday, police say no arrests have been made and are urging
witnesses to come forward with information about the incident. Nobody
London as of late has been grappling with a surge in knife attacks,
while deadly stabbings in England and Wales overall are at their
highest rate since 2011.