Shocking footage of hunt saboteurs being ambushed on a country lane by thugs 'wielding a hammer' has emerged.Members of the North Cambs Hunt Sabs, an organization who try to stop fox hunting, were driving to a farm in Smeeton Westerby, Leicestershire, to Saturday night at 3pm before encountering a jeep that has blocked the path ahead with two men standing in front of en.
It is encounters to jeep that has blocked the path ahead with two men standing in front of itSuddenly the two men can be seen charging down the road towards their car. One of the thugs, wearing a hi-vis yellow jacket, waves in hammer. He can be seen from the vicious attack. And the men continue to chase after the saboteurs' vehicle before they get to drive off quickly.During the attack, the window of the saboteurs 'vehicle was smashed by the head of the hammer.
The two men charge the country road towards their car. One of the men holds a hammer
A man in a hi-vis yellow jacket launches the hammer at the vehicle as the driver tries to reverse away from the vicious attack
On the Facebook page.They said: 'This attack with the weapon was smashed by the head of a hammer trucks blocked the way in front of the road and the car is going to a single country road. The suspect shown was part of a group of at least three men who waited until the majority of sabs were well away from the vehicle, before chasing and attacking our outnumbered lady driver. '
The thugs continue the brutal attack as they ambush the saboteurs' vehicle and throw objects
A spokesman for Leicestershire Police said: 'officers investigate a report on the incident.' On Saturday afternoon (24 November) at around 3.30pm, a woman called police has been smashed in Theddingworth.'Officers have today released an image of a man who may have valuable information to assist with their inquiries. '
Leicestershire Police have released an image of a man who may have valuable information to assist with their inquiries
Officers investigating reports of criminal damage and are appealing for any witnesses