PROWLING VANDALS VIDEOED AS THEY ATTACK PENARTH UKIP SHOP

Four of the six people captured on camera  December 14th's late night incident outside  the UKIP drop-in centre

Four of the six people captured on camera outside the UKIP drop-in centre late on Sunday December 14th

Closed circuit television coverage has been posted on YouTube of a late-night attack involving six males at the controversial UKIP drop-in centre at Glebe St. Penarth.

The group is seen congregating outside the UKIP premises at 23:08 on the night of Sunday December 14th. Most of them seem in their late teens or early twenties

The oldest member of the group doesn't get close to the action

The oldest member of the group stands well back and doesn’t get close to the action

One the the group however appears to be older and noticeably keeps his distance from the shop – and the cameras.

One of the gang throws an object at the UKIP window

One of the gang flings an object at the UKIP window

One throws an object at the front window . The gang continues to prowl the street –  two of its members with half-full  beer-glasses in hand. They retreat when passers-by approach, but then re-assemble outside when they think the coast is clear.

Two of the gang appear to unbutton their flies as they enter the lobby of the shop

Two of the gang appear to unbutton their flies as they enter the lobby of the shop

Two of the gang walk to the recessed entrance area of the shop, carefully set down their beer glasses on the step and walk into the lobby area as if they are about to urinate there.

One gang member changes his mind and leaves his colleague to it

One gang member changes his mind and leaves his colleague to it

One male leaves without doing so –  appearing to leave it to his colleague to get on with it. His colleague also then changes his mind, picks up his beer-glass and appears to indicate to his colleagues that  he hasn’t drunk enough to urinate just yet. The older man returns to the scene still keeping a distance from the action .

A by-passer with a backpack who has been reading UKIP notices appears to confront the gang

A by-passer with a backpack who has been reading UKIP notices appears to speak to the gang

The group then holds back as a by-passer with a backpack looks into the shop window and then turns – appearing to make a remark to the gang.

A gang-member urinates on the step of the civic award-winning premises

A gang-member openly urinates on the front door of the civic award-winning premises

Once the coast is clear, one of gang returns to the recessed lobby area of the shop and openly urinates over the front door and mosaic step .

The rare original Victorian frontage of the premises, with its unique period exterior tiles,  won an award from the Penarth Civic Society for its sympathetic restoration and bears a Penarth Civic Society plaque.

One of the gang gesticulates to a local resident - it's not clear who.

One of the gang gesticulates to a local resident – it’s not clear to whom

The gang continues to loiter on the scene . One gesticulates aggressively – presumably to people living nearby.

A bucket of soapy water is used to swill away the urine

A bucket of soapy water is used by someone in the premises to  swill away the urine

Minutes later a bucketful of soapy water is poured onto the floor of the entrance from within the building to remove the urine . It spills out onto the pavement.

Minutes later two objects - possible glasses or bottles are are hurled at the doorway.

Minutes later two objects – possibly glasses or bottles –  are are hurled at the doorway by a figure wearing a hoodie.

A couple of minutes later one of the group – wearing a hoodie – promptly returns to hurl what appear to be two beer glasses at the  step with sufficient force for them to break. He then runs away to join his colleagues across the street.  They disappear around the corner into Plassey St.

The whole incident has lasted  for over 17 minutes  . The sound of what is said – or shouted – in the street seems not to have been captured on the video .

Forty minutes after the start of the incident - and after the gang are long-gone the police arrive

Forty minutes after the start of the incident – and after the gang are long-gone the police arrive

Forty minutes after the start of the incident two police officers arrive on the scene in a patrol car and uses  torches to examine the damage. It’s not known whether any fragments of glass at the scene will bear fingerprints to aid the investigation.

The full video is on  http://tinyurl.com/nom5mlh

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19 Responses to PROWLING VANDALS VIDEOED AS THEY ATTACK PENARTH UKIP SHOP

  1. Hamish Munnypenny says:

    This is a stupid way to protest, if that’s what they intended. They should be ashamed of their loutish behaviour in the sober light of day. There are much better ways of voicing an opinion, and they achieve nothing with this display.

  2. Concerned Citizen says:

    I don’t think they were ‘voicing an opinion’ – they were just ‘orrible yobs?

  3. sjleworthy says:

    and the rozzers only took 20 mins to get to the scene? perhaps they were out catching real crims instead 😛

  4. wylefred pickled says:

    It only goes to prove
    That you cannot take
    the piss out of ukip

  5. Paul says:

    Why is a UKIP drop-in centre deemed as ‘controversial’?

  6. Huw says:

    How come the highly sophisticated criminals got captured in black and white but South Wales finest are technicolor , HD even ?

    • alunaptomos says:

      Good point sir, I find such colour discrimination abhorrent. Oh, hang on…..

    • sjleworthy says:

      They’ve probably just cleaned the panda and requested it in colour to show it off

    • Tenaka says:

      Most decent cctv equipment switches to black and white under low light to maintain detail. Given the flare from the car’s headlights it is most likely the camera assumed daylight conditions and switched to colour again.

  7. The oldest guy is in charge of em, there too young to understand real politics………….
    Its nuthing to do with voting, its lobbying an shaking the rite hand on the square!

  8. Ronnie Saul says:

    Had this been a mosque the yobs (if caught) would be looking at a prison sentence.

  9. Stevie T says:

    This is what the leftwing think free speech is. I hope they get jailed and our government start taking attacks on democracy seriously. Maybe if these yobs ever had the guts to join our forces and have to defend free speech they may have a differing outlook on life. Puerile pathetic behaviour.

  10. Leo says:

    We’re too bloody soft in this country, round ’em up and ship them out to Afghanistan, see how tough they are then. Alternatively birch them in Penarth town centre, I guarantee they won’t do it again……we can only dream!

  11. 40 minutes cops arrive wow. that was quick. whats wrong with these people. don’t they want a better life. don’t they want our country to mean something again. cant listen to the gossip going around its ridiculous.

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  13. snoggerdog says:

    life on mars

  14. Big Dave says:

    I don’t know what the schools are doing these days – don’t they teach kids how to make a decent Molotov cocktail anymore?

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