Shocking footage has been shared on social media that shows a man smashing a shop window in South Harrow.
The incident is said to have happened last week at around 12:30pm. In the disturbing footage uploaded to the Harrow Online Group, the man can be seen repeatedly smashing the windows of a coffee shop next to South Harrow Market.
After smashing the windows, the man is seen walking away before a shop keeper attempts to approach him. The man is then seen threatening the shop keeper with the hammer before driving off on a motorbike.
Police have told Harrow Online that they are aware of the incident and are awaiting further CCTV footage to help identify the suspect.
Roxbourne Police tweeted: “We are aware of a criminal damage that occurred last Saturday outside South Harrow station. A male smashed windows with a hammer. We are investigating and have the footage. Thanks to all who contacted us.”
Local Harrow Conservative candidate, Kuha Kumuran tweeted: “As a Harrow resident, I am disgusted to watch this horrific crime taking place in South Harrow. As a community we condemn any violence against businesses or residents. With the help of this video clip, the local police should be able to catch the perpetrator. Crime doesn’t pay!”
Anyone with information about the incident can contact the police on 101 quoting CAD/2007940/20