A terrifying gang of moments surrounds the couple's car outside the supermarket, then attacks and robbed them on the street – just 25 minutes before the UK lockdown began
- A gang in Canterbury was filmed allegedly attacking a couple
- The November 4th incident occurred shortly before the UK lockdown
- Kent Police said a silver necklace was also reported stolen during the incident
This is the moment a man and woman were gang surrounded before they were attacked and robbed before the country entered a second lockdown.
In the disturbing incident, the gang reportedly stole a silver necklace that was caught on camera.
The alleged attack occurred around 11:35 p.m. in Canterbury on November 4, just 25 minutes before the new lockdown rules were put in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus as cases surge across the UK.
A clip recorded by a passer-by shows a black car parked in front of a store in St. Dunstans with flashing hazard lights.
A line of men in hoodies and tracksuits surround the vehicle and a woman can be heard screaming and crying in the background.
The alleged attack occurred at around 11:35 p.m. in Canterbury on November 4, just 25 minutes before the new lockdown rules were introduced
Two of the men get into the car before leaving, and seconds later there is a physical confrontation between the group in the street.
Some of the men are chasing another man on the street.
One hears a woman screaming "Touch her again" and another man screaming repeatedly: "What are you doing ?!" while the group continues to argue.
Some of the men approach the vehicle again and pace up and down the street.
At one point, one of the attackers can also be seen swinging, trying wildly to hit the woman.
Kent Police were called on the incident and said: "Officials visited the scene on St. Dunstan's Street in Canterbury where a man and a woman reported they had been attacked by a group of four and one silver necklace was stolen during the incident. "
Police were reportedly called after a man and woman alleged they were attacked by a group of four.
A silver necklace was also reportedly stolen.
In a statement, a police spokesman said: "Kent Police were called on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 11:35 pm to hear a report of a robbery.
"Officials visited the scene on St. Dunstan's Street in Canterbury where a man and woman reported that they were attacked by a group of four and that a silver necklace was stolen during the incident."