Terrifying moment thugs wielding machetes storm into chicken shop and attack man as shoppers flee in fear | The Sun

THIS is the moment a gang of thugs attacked a man inside a chicken shop – slashing him with machetes as customers fled in terror.

The gang, armed with machetes and knives, burst into the North London takeaway where they hacked and slashed at a customer.

The young man managed to crawl under the counter but the mob climbed over the top and continued their attack on him.

Customers and workers inside the shop on West Green Road, Tottenham, fled in terror.

At one point one of the attackers ran out of the shop but returned seconds later when he attacked the victim with a machete.

The victim managed to curl himself into a ball on the floor as the mob slashed at him and stamped on his head.

At the end of the ordeal he was seen staggering away. One of his trouser legs appeared badly torn from a machete blow.

Two men working behind the counter were forced to flee during the mayhem.

Police arrived at the scene at around 9.15pm on Sunday night. Two men aged 20 and 17 were taken to hospital with stab wounds.

Their injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

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A 17-year-old boy was has been arrested in connection with the incident.

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Police were called at about 21:15hrs on Sunday, 14 May to reports of a stabbing on West Green Road, N15.

"Officers attended and found a 20-year-old man [Victim 1] injured. He was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service; we await an update on his condition.

"A knife was recovered at the scene.

"A second male, aged 17 [Victim 2] was found with a stab injury. He has also been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Officers remain in the area.

"Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 6997/14May."

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