We don’t use the word ‘coward’ lightly, but when we see a group of feral youths stamping on the head of a traffic warden and kicking him in the face, then ‘coward’ is the most polite word that we CAN use beginning with the letter ‘C’.
In the shocking footage circulating on social media, you can see a group of individuals surround the traffic warden as he comes to a stop at a junction.
One of the cowards then swings a punch right into the face of the startled traffic warden (who was wearing an open-faced helmet) which then causes him to lose his balance and fall onto the road.
Then, like a pack of wild feral dogs seeing their prey on the floor, several of the youths stamp on the face of the traffic warden and kick him the face and back before riding off with his motorbike bike.
A video was shared on facebook of the incident and has been viewed over 500,000 times in less than 24 hours.
The fact that one of the idiots decided to film the incident and then upload it onto the internet, has meant that the police have already been able to make one arrest.
A statement on the West Midlands Police website said:
‘Police want to trace these five men following a violent robbery of a traffic warden in the Alum Rock area of Birmingham.
‘Sickening violence was used in the attack, which happened between 5 and 5.30pm yesterday (14 September).
‘The warden, who was going about his job, was dragged from his moped before being kicked and stamped on. The gang then stole his vehicle.
‘Currently, the men numbered one, two and three in the images are being treated as suspects, while numbers four and five may have information to assist the investigation.
‘There is a sixth person police want to trace, but no images of that person are available to share at this stage.
‘Members of the public were quick to share social media video footage with the police, and we are now formally circulating those images as we appeal for the public’s help to identify those involved as quickly as possible.
‘The attack happened on Hartopp Road at the corner with College Road.
‘Det Sgt Tom Lyons, leading the investigation, said the victim was taken to hospital, but, despite the violence used in the attack, is not believed to have suffered serious injuries.
Det Sgt Lyons said: “I was absolutely furious when I saw the footage. The level of violence used is truly shocking, and I know every right-minded person who views it will share that anger.
“We’ve already spoken to the victim. CCTV and other enquiries have already begun, but people in the community will know who these men are. I’d urge them to examine their conscience and do the right thing and give us the names.”
‘Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’
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