Tom Hardy, definitely turned the streets of London into an actual action film. On Sunday the Hollywood heartthrob was noticed running after a thief, who stole and crashed a moped in Richmond, south west London.
A witnesses explained that Hardy appeared to ‘switch into superhero mode in an action movie’ as he run through gardens and across a building site. Eventually, he grabbed the thief by the scruff of the neck and announcing, ‘I caught the c***’.
He shared that Tom sprinted after the man, who had crashed a stolen moped then fled.
Chasing after criminals, performing fight scenes in his movie roles it is nothing strange for the “Taboo” star. The witnesses were amazed as Hardy leapt over a wall and sprinted through the roads.
Hardy threw the alleged criminal into a bus stop before patting him down for weapons and checking his ID.
A teacher who lives nearby told MailOnline: “The bike was in pieces and I saw a guy with a helmet race from the crashed bike.”
“It was a huge crash and I heard it from inside the house.”
“They cordoned off the whole road… It was shocking. The boy looked seriously injured.”
Arun Pullen, 22, told The Sun: “It was mental – like he’d switched to superhero mode in an action movie. Tom Hardy’s clearly not a man you’d mess with. I think he even checked the kid’s ID before cops took over.”
‘This little s*** nicked something and now he’s got himself a broken leg.’
He added: “I asked Tom what happened and he told me he chased him through my back garden and caught him around the block — but the route was like an assault course.”
Tom, 39, told one onlooker: “This little s*** nicked something and now he’s got himself a broken leg.”
Police said that the motorcycle crashed with a car. Reportedly officers were not pursuing the motorcycle. Yet, they happened to be there at the place at the same time.
‘Two 16-year-old boys immediately made off from the scene.
‘The pillion passenger was detained by police a short distance away and was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without consent and allowing to be carried.
The rider of the motorcycle was detained by members of the public in Church Road and then arrested by officers on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and being disqualified from driving.
‘Both teenagers sustained injuries as a result of the collision and the London Ambulance Service was called.
‘They were initially taken to a south London hospital for treatment and then taken into custody at a west London police station