Daniel Radcliffe helps tourist 'slashed in the face' by armed moped robber

The attack took place in Hortensia Road Chelsea and the thugs made off with a Louis Vuitton bag

Daniel Radcliffe came to the aid of a tourist who was slashed in the face during a robbery over a Louis Vuitton bag in London.

A former police officer watched the incident unfold and tried to prevent the attack.

One witness named David Videcette, who was formerly part of the Met's counter-terror unit, said that he noticed two men behaving suspiciously.

"He was a really nice bloke, a lot of stars wouldn't have stopped to help" Videcette told the news station.

The Evening Standard reports that a man in his 50s was targeted by two thugs who made off with his expensive Louis Vuitton bag after slashing his face with a knife.

David Videcette, a former police officer who witnessed the incident from his auto, told the Evening Standard, "They grappled with him on the pavement".

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Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for Daniel Radcliffe asking for comment. Videcette tried to follow them, but they got away by running red lights.

He told the Evening Standard: 'They grappled with him [the victim] on the pavement.

Videcette tried to chase down the offenders' scooter in his auto, but the thieves were jumping signals and he could not catch up.

David Videcette, a former police officer, told London's Evening Standard how he returned to the scene after shunting the thieves' moped with his auto to discover there was a famous face among the crowd. "It was a bit of a surreal moment", he said.

Apart from sustaining cuts to the face and being visibly shaken, the victim is said to be fine and thankful for the help. "The victim suffered a cut to the face during the incident", it read. There have been no arrests made and inquiries continue'.

Quizzed on whether he would say that "Hollywood has been - or is - racist", Radcliffe replied: "I mean, yes - I think it's pretty undeniable".

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