Cyclist Takes Down Bike Thief With Rugby Tackle Before Fighting Him Off In Dramatic Video

Dramatic footage shows the moment a cyclist rugby-tackled and fought off a thief who tried to steal his bike after he left it unlocked for just seconds.

Cycle was outside of The Wall


The cycle shop mechanic gave chase after spotting an opportunist youth attempting to ride away on his carbon racing bike, which he had propped up against a wall outside a shop.

He was running after the thief


CCTV footage showed him running at the thief after he climbed into the saddle of his bike in Dublin just 16 seconds after it was left unguarded.