Knife wielding thug beats man outside Luton McDonald's restaurant

A man was beaten and threatened with a knife after an argument outside a McDonald's restaurant in Luton.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 11:39 am

At around 7pm on Friday, April 23, two men were arguing in the car park of the restaurant in Chaul End, when one attacked the other.

The victim was punched in the face and kicked to the ground.

The offender then left the scene but returned soon afterwards with a metal weapon - believed to be knife - from the boot of his vehicle.

The incident took place in the car park outside McDonald's restaurant in Chaul End retail park

He threatened the victim with further violence as members of the public tried to block him.

PC Amy Craig, from the force’s Crime Investigation Team, said: “While our enquiries are at an early stage, we believe the victim was specifically targeted in this shocking incident, which has left them badly shaken.

“We know that members of the public assisted the victim and shielded him from the offender, and we’d like to speak with them as soon as possible.

“Also, if anyone has dashcam footage which might be relevant, or any other details which can help with our enquiries, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or via the online reporting tool, quoting reference 40/20132/21.

You can also report information anonymously via independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.