THIS is the moment a gang of teen yobs throw a Deliveroo rider off his scooter during a shocking pack attack.
The youths swarm over the rider while one boy tries to steal his moped as he stops at a junction in Newham, East London.
7 Youths try to ride off with a Deliveroo biker’s moped during an attack in Newham, East London
7 The gang of youths swarm around the Deliveroo rider
In footage, captured by a stunned local, the gang of boys and girls rush over to the rider and quickly overpower him.
A group of boys are shown trying to lift the bike off the ground and ram it forward as the rider struggles to his feet.
But the rider is saved when a car drives down the road and scares the gang off.
The man winds down his window and shouts at the youths, before another passenger flings open his door, causing the boy on the scooter to slam down the bike as his pals scatter.
While the crew sprint down a nearby alley the Deliveroo picks up his bike and gets on with his journey.
The terrifying attack comes as London fights a deadly violent crime epidemic – with last year being the capital’s bloodiest in almost a decade.
Homicides reached 135 thanks to a plague of knife attacks gripping the city.
Deliveroo and UberEats riders are increasingly finding themselves vulnerable to gangs on the streets.
Uber Eats rider Iderval Da Silva, 46, was beaten to death outside a restaurant in Battersea, South West London, in May.
Mr da Silva suffered catastrophic injuries as he tried to stop a moped gang steal his bike.
A 16-year-old boy was later charged with his murder.
Footage emerged in December of a Deliveroo rider being savagely beaten by a gang of 10 youths while delivering a KFC order in Moston, Manchester.
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Members of the gang punched his back and kicked his ankles after their accomplice stole his phone.
Riders are often targeted by gangs who lure them to locations by placing fake orders using stolen credit cards.
In 2017, a Sun on Sunday probe found police across the country have dealt with almost 500 crimes involving Deliveroo drivers in two years.
7 The youths try and wheel the bike away as a driver arrives on the scene
7 The youths slam the bike down as the driver shouts at them
7 The youths scatter as a man flings open his car door
7 The youths sprint down a nearby alley as they flee from the scene
7 The distressed rider manages to get back on his scooter and leave the scene
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