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VIDEO: Violent robber grabs woman and pins her to the floor to steal necklace before onlookers chase

Terrifying moment that violent robber grabs woman and pins her to the floor to steal necklace before onlookers give chase

  • Violent theft took place in Ealing, West London, at around 12.50pm yesterday
  • Footage captures woman being suddenly grabbed by arm and tugged to floor
  • Robber is then seen holding victim to the ground while removing her jewellery
  • Despite pursuit from passersby, the man reportedly managed to flee the scene 

This is the terrifying moment a violent robber grabs a woman and pins her to the floor to steal a necklace before onlookers give chase.

The broad daylight theft was carried out in the suburban district of Southall in Ealing, West London, at around 12.50pm yesterday.

Footage captures the pair strolling towards each other on the pavement before the woman is suddenly grabbed by her arm and tugged to the floor.

The violent theft was carried out in the suburban district of Southall in Ealing, West London, in broad daylight at around 12.50pm yesterday (pictured: the victim being held to the ground by the robber as he steals her necklace)

The robber, who appears to be wearing black joggers and a hoodie with a grey beanie hat, then holds the victim to the ground while removing her jewellery.

Towards the end of the clip, the thief can be seen fleeing while three people run after him. A car also pulls over to the side of the road.

Despite the pursuit from passersby, the man reportedly managed to get away from the scene on Allenby Road. 

The video was shared on the UB1UB2 Twitter page and captioned: ‘Violent robbery in Southall, West London yesterday. 

Footage captures the pair strolling towards each other on the pavement before the woman is suddenly grabbed by her arm, pictured above, and tugged to the floor

Footage captures the pair strolling towards each other on the pavement before the woman is suddenly grabbed by her arm, pictured above, and tugged to the floor

The man seen fleeing from the scene

Passersby chased the robber afterwards

The man seen fleeing afterwards (left) and passersby chasing him (right). Despite their pursuit, the man reportedly managed to get away from the scene

‘A lady was pinned down and her necklace was stolen (Allenby Road, UB1).’

The social media user added: ‘Unfortunately he managed to get away from the scene. 

‘If you have any information, call the police referencing CAD 3765. This happened Tuesday 22nd June, 12:48pm’.

MailOnline has contacted the Metropolitan Police for comment.

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