Sickening moment gang of thugs attack pensioner but FLEE as witnesses race to help victim

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This is the moment an elderly man was pushed to the floor by a gang of thugs who tried to steal his money.

The mob – who followed him out of a shop – bundle him to the ground.

But the attackers were forced to flee empty-handed as onlookers come to his rescue.

The attack

The shocking attempted mugging took place at 9:15pm on Saturday in Hounslow, West London.

The sickening attack was caught on CCTV from two different angles in the street.

See the attack

Three youths can be seen carrying out the attack and the man, 60s – a Sikh community member – wearing white is pushed to the ground.

The rescue

But the trio then runs off as witnesses come to help him.

The pensioner hurt his shoulder in the attack.

Police have said that no arrests have been been but enquiries are ongoing.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: ‘Police were called at around 9:15 pm on Saturday, 9 September to a report of a man assaulted earlier that evening on Hibernia Road, Hounslow.’

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Officers spoke to the victim, a man in his 60s, who said a group had followed him out of a shop before pushing him to the ground and attempting to steal his money.

‘They were unable to do so and fled the scene.’

The man injured a shoulder during the incident.

‘Enquiries are ongoing, no arrests have been made.’

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