Motorcyclist is left with a HAMMER impaled in his helmet after being attacked by a moped gang before hero Mercedes driver bashed into the hijackers with his car
- The violent bike theft attempt happened at Hayes Bypass in London on Friday
- A brave Mercedes driver intervened to stop thieves stealing a man’s moped
- Shocking footage shows the large hammer sticking out of the rider’s helmet
This is the horrifying video that shows a lucky motorcyclist in the aftermath of an attempted hijacking – who has a hammer stuck in his helmet.
The alarming footage was filmed in the wake of a violent bike theft attempt on the Hayes Bypass in West London on Friday May 17th.
The video was filmed by a Mercedes driver who got the man’s moped back for him – by bashing the robbers of their bike with his car.
Shocking footage shows the large hammer sticking out of the moped rider’s helmet after the incident
The brutal attack, that took place midday on Friday, is captured in the moments after. The Mercedes driver is filming says: ‘There has been a fresh hijacking on the Hayes bypass just now.’
He points to the victim who is wearing a hi-vis jacket and says: ‘This guy here got hammered … and then we chased him and I smashed my car onto the guy’s bike.’
The man’s heroic actions have led to the bike being returned to its owner. He continues and points again to the motorcyclists and says: ‘This is the poor victim.’
And then showing the shocking sight of a hammer impaled into the man’s helmet he says: ‘They hammered him here.’
The video has been shared across social-media with former Scotland Yard detective chief superintendent Tweeting it out stating: ‘Shocking hammer attack on a motorcyclist on the Hayes bypass…dangerous suspect must be found asap.’
In a statement the Metropolitan Police said: ‘Police were called at approximately 11:19hrs on Friday, 17 May to Glencoe Road in Yeading following reports that a moped rider had been assaulted and robbed of his vehicle.
The moped rider (left) pictured on his phone after the attempted robbery. Right: His stricken moped
‘Officers established that a male suspect had driven off on the stolen moped along with another man who was on a white moped after the robbery took place on Springfield Road shortly after 11.00hrs.
‘A member of the public pursued the suspects with the victim in his car. On Glencoe Road, one of the suspects fell from his moped before fleeing with the second suspect on the victim’s moped.
‘Both mopeds used by the suspects were later recovered by police. Both were found to be stolen and subsequently returned to their owners. The victim’s moped was located in Greenford.
‘The victim did not require medical treatment. There have been no arrests.’