The Olympic Torch almost took an unscheduled detour today when a spectator broke away from the crowd and appeared to try and snatch it.
Video taken by one of the hundreds of people who lined the route in Gravesend in Kent shows how the Torchbearer struggles to hold on to it as security guards surround her.
The images appear to show a man waiting next to a car before running towards the flame as it passes him.
In a statement Kent Police said:
No one was injured and the torch continued its journey without delay.