- 30 children attacked two police officers and stomped on a man's head
- The policeman was taken to a hospital where he was treated for severe bruising
- The kids were to watch a fight between two girls after school
A shocking and very violent incident were a group of 30 children attacked two police officers and stomped on a man's head when they gathered to watch an arranged fight between two girls after school in New Cross, south London was recorded on camera.
The officers - a man and a woman- approached the group during routine patrols of the area and noticed a large knife being hidden by a young male.
After attempting to search the suspect, one of the officers was violently punched in the face several times by some of the other youths, causing him to fall to the ground.
The footage shows how a group of children surrounded the male officer and it was then when members of the violent group started to stomp on the helpless officer's head.
The female officer was punched in the jaw when she tried to rescue him. Luckily she was able to pull the man up and get him away from the crowd to take him to the hospital where he was treated for severe bruising.
A police spokesman said “Officers are aware that a number of members of the public witnessed the attack and captured it on their mobile phones, and are now urging those people to come forward and speak to police.”
Witnesses said that the schoolchildren gathered around the two officers 'like a pack of feral wolves'.