Actor Daniel Radcliffe has come to the aid of a man who was mugged by moped-riding attackers in London, reports the AP. Former police officer David Videcette told the Evening Standard that two moped riders attacked a man just off the upmarket King's Road in west London, slashing him across the face and making off with a Louis Vuitton bag. He said he saw 27-year-old Radcliffe consoling the victim after the attack. Per the Telegraph, he said: "He wasn't going to give up the bag willingly. I tried to ram the bike with my car but I wasn't able to."
A spokeswoman for Radcliffe confirmed Tuesday that the Harry Potter star had been present but gave no other details, calling it a police matter. The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called Friday to reports of a robbery in the area, in which a man in his 50s suffered a cut to the face. There have been no arrests. (Read more Daniel Radcliffe stories.)