Horrifying! A cyclist wielding a huge knife has attacked a motorist in broad daylight after an accidental collision in Croydon, London.
The incident, recorded by dashcam video, shows the attacker chase down the vehicle and attempt to break through the driver’s window. After the attacker moved to the passenger side of the car, the terrified driver manages to escape on foot.
In the last 12 months ending in September 2017, there were more than 37,000 recorded knife offenses in England and Wales, a 21% increase from the previous year.
Over 18,000 knife offenses caused injuries. Almost 15,000 involved robberies and there was at least a 33% increase in knives being used for rape and sexual assault.
This year there have been almost 50 fatal stabbings in London alone.