Police are searching for a pair of suspected thieves who ran down several people in a shopping centre car park after stealing alcohol from the store.
Shocking footage shows the pair trying to escape in a Citroen C3 hire car when irate shoppers try to stop them.
Several people were injured after they were hit by the car.
This is shocking moment a driver attempts to run down pedestrians in a supermarket car park
The driver had been accused of stealing alcohol from Tesco in Rickmansworth
Passers by attacked the car after the driver used it to ram through people in the car park
The incident happened at the Tesco store on Harefield Road in Rickmansworth on Sunday afternoon at 1.57pm.
An ambulance attended the scene and treated those who had been injured.
According to Hertfordshire Police: ‘It’s believed the driver and passenger were involved in an incident inside the store moments before the collision, where a person was challenged by the store’s security after attempting to steal alcohol.
‘Officers are continuing to work to locate the vehicle and its occupants.’
Witnesses are asked to call PC David Johnson of the Road Policing Unit on 101, quoting ISR 397 of December 23.
Otherwise people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Anyone with information on the driver and the passenger is asked to contact police
Police said they are trying to apprehend the people inside the car which was owned by a hire firm