Today's Coming Crisis Movie

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Brave man who confronted rioting mob to put out their fire was left fighting for his life, but no one knows who he is as thugs stole his wallet

A man left in a life-threatening condition after bravely remonstrating with rioters has not been identified - because the thugs who attacked him fled with his wallet and phone.

Hopelessly outnumbered, a single police officer watched as the lone man, said to be white and aged in his mid-40s to 50s, was set upon by a large mob of armed black teenagers after he confronted them for setting two industrial bins alight.

His relatives still don't know that he was attacked by the pack of rioters - because police haven't been able to work out who he is so they can break the bad news.

This morning he remains in a serious condition in a west London hospital after being beaten and punched in the face.

The man, believed to be from the area, was sent crashing to the ground by thugs who robbed him as he lay unconscious on the pavement.

The aftermath of the attack was caught on camera as the man, in a checked shirt and apparently wearing glasses, lies face down on the ground. Read More