CCTV released after car driven into man outside south London bar

Police believe this man was the victim of the car attack Credit: Met Police

This is the moment a car is deliberately driven into a man, apparently knocking him unconscious outside a south London bar.

Detectives have released CCTV footage in the hope of tracking down witnesses and the victim himself.

Police say the man who was knocked to the ground was not there when paramedics arrived outside the Mekhan Bar & Restaurant in Bromley Road, Catford.

Other CCTV footage, not released to the public, shows the car make several more manoeuvres according to police, deliberately targeting other pedestrians before driving down Rushey Green, towards Lewisham.

Detectives believe there was an altercation inside the bar that led to the driver targeting pedestrians, and that two young women who made their own way to hospital also suffered bruising in the incident.

Anyone with information on the incident, which happened at just before 3am on Saturday 16 September, should call police on 07733 302 868, 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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