Moped moped thugs armed with angle grinders after a motorcyclist chases them down the street
- Nick Donnelly was attacked by two thugs while riding his motorcycle
- They chased him through Marble Arch on a small moped.
- A passenger threatened Donnelly with a cordless angle grinder
- Mr. Donnelly confronted the pair before rushing away leaving him unharmed
This is a terrifying moment when a motorcyclist confronts a moped thug armed with an angle grinder who has targeted him and his bike.
Nick Donnelly, 34, was running Central London After a hospital appointment, a pair on scooters approached him at a red light and he felt something “on his back.”
Startup founder Donnelly turned on his camera and slowed down to escape moped riders and their passengers.
Helmet camera footage shows Mr. Donnelly pulling his car into the entrance of the Churchill Hotel near Marble Arch and braving two thugs. One has Angle his grinder.
Nick Donnelly, 31, was riding his motorcycle through central London when he was ambushed by two moped-riding thugs.
He hurriedly tried to hide in the Churchill Hotel when the suspect pursued him.One of the men brandished his angle grinder before speeding into a moped whose rear license plate had been removed to prevent identification.
Mr Donnelly said: As I was riding, I noticed two men behind me on mopeds.
“I was parked when a man jumped off his moped and ran towards me. I accelerated quickly to avoid a collision.
“At some point, these two were chasing me. When they were chasing me, they tried to pat me a few times when they got up with me.”
“At one point they almost drove behind my bike.
“I managed to put some distance between them and me with a stronger bike. At this point I turned my head camera back on.
“I tried to hide in the hotel driveway, but you can see me pulling there in the video. They clearly saw me park and run down the sidewalk.”
“At this point, I felt that the only option left for me was to confront them.”
Thankfully, the cowardly pair fled the scene, leaving Mr. Donnelly shaken but unharmed.
However, Mr. Donnelly thought he had no choice but to try to escape the pair and crash, or find a safe hiding place.
Mr. Donnelly thought it would be better to confront them than wait for them to attack.He said they got on and off after he got up on his own
The two suspects fled along a sidewalk near Marble Arch.
“I had an adrenaline rush while being chased down the street. My adrenaline was at its peak when I faced them on foot.
“After they left the scene, I was shaking, scared and exhausted.”
Despite a terrifying confrontation with an angle grinder-wielding thug, Mr. Donnelly has not changed his driving habits and continues to ride to London.
He added: But that doesn’t stop me from riding or going to London.
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