After footage of a car driving towards schoolchildren and mounting a sidewalk, police confirmed that a 19-year old man was taken into custody on suspicion of dangerous driving and common assault.
After his daughter had been soaked in water, a horrifying video shows a father allegedly driving his car into schoolchildren.
As a silver car drove past them, screaming children scattered near Barra Hall Park in Hayes. It was Friday afternoon.
Screaming can be heard from a girl “is that guy trying to kill people”While a group attempts to chase the car down.
Another clip, uploaded shortly prior, shows a man wrestling with children dressed in school uniforms while they fire water pistols.
The caption was added to the video and posted on social media. “Apparently it was due to his daughter getting drenched in a water fight.”
Police confirmed that a 19-year old man was taken into custody on suspicion of dangerous driving and common assault.
He was released while investigations continue.
A 14-year old girl claimed that she was assaulted by the driver of the car, while a 15 year-old boy said the car had struck his leg.
According to the Metropolitan Police, neither of them required medical treatment.
The footage of an apparent water fight was captured on the hottest day in the year, when temperatures reached 32.4C at Heathrow (west London), beating the previous record of 30.7C.
Some parts of the UK became hotter than Sahara because of the heat. Temperatures in Dakhla, Western Sahara, were barely above 23C due to the extreme heat.
A spokesperson for the force stated: “Police were called at around 17:30hrs on Friday, June 17, to a disturbance in the Barra Hall Park area of Hayes.
“Reports said that a man drove his car recklessly in a grassy area where there were many children.
“A 14-year-old girl alleged that she had been assaulted by the driver of the car.
“A 15-year-old boy claimed that the car collided with his leg. Both required medical attention.
“A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of common assault and dangerous driving.
“He was taken into police custody, and since then has been released as part of an ongoing investigation.”