Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe rushes to help victim of terrifying mugging in London in which tourist was 'slashed across the face' by thugs on a moped

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe rushes to help victim of terrifying mugging in London in which tourist was 'slashed across the face' by thugs on a moped

On Friday 14 July, British actor Daniel Radcliffe rushed to help the man just off the busy Kings Road, Chelsea in London after he was attacked by two men on a moped.

The victim is reported to have been targeted for carrying a Louis Vuitton bag, and was slashed across the face in the attack.

A source, David Videcette, told the Evening Standard that he followed the thugs on their moped following the attack, before they sped off.

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe rushes to help victim of terrifying mugging in London in which tourist was 'slashed across the face' by thugs on a moped

When Videcette returned to the scene of the crime, he was shocked to see Harry Potter star Radcliffe tending to the victim.

He said: "It was a bit of the surreal moment, I said 'youre Daniel Radcliffe' and he replied 'I am'.

"He was a really nice bloke, a lot of stars wouldnt have stopped to help.


Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe rushes to help victim of terrifying mugging in London in which tourist was 'slashed across the face' by thugs on a moped

"The victim was very, very shaken up."

A spokesman for the Met Police said of the incident: "Police were called at approximately 6.10pm on Friday, July 14 to reports of a robbery in Hortensia Road.

"The victim a man aged in his 50s was walking in the road when two people riding a moped snatched his bag before riding off. The victim suffered a cut to the face during the incident.

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe rushes to help victim of terrifying mugging in London in which tourist was 'slashed across the face' by thugs on a moped

"Officers from Kensington and Chelsea investigate.



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