A video has surfaced online showing the moment an 87-year-old woman riding a bus in South London comes under an unprovoked attack by a black teenager, sparking outrage on social media.
The elderly woman was left with a black eye after being punched in the face, police said. The attack happened shortly after two girls got on without paying.
According to the police, the teens started an argument with the driver and the elderly woman and the elderly woman when they failed to pay for their journey.
In the video below, the victim can be seen standing near the pair before she was punched in the face.
“The attacker was arrested and taken to a south London police station where she remains in custody,” police said in a statement.