THIS is the shocking moment YouTuber Charlie Veitch filmed himself being attacked in a shopping centre.
The YouTuber started filming a group of young men whom he claimed were being spoken to by a plain-clothes cop.
He claimed that one of the men threatened him before he pushed them back.
In the clip, Veitch can be heard saying: “Big thanks to plain-clothes.”
The footage then cuts to Veitch’s view of the men as he looked down an escalator at the food court.
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He said: “We’re going to call the police, are we?”
Several young men then started walking up the escalator to catch Veitch.
He said: “Come near me, I’ll sort you out. Get back down, yeah.”
The video then cuts to footage of Arndale security staff grappling with a young man holding a chair.
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Veitch turned to see another man running towards him before appearing to lash out.
The YouTuber said: “Oh wait – f***ing hell, f***ing hell.
“Dude, stop it. Stop it, man.
“Stop it – f***ing hell, man.”
Another young man appeared to strike out at Veitch, knocking the camera out of his hand.
Veitch ended up hiding behind a cordon of Arndale security guards in hi-vis.
Greater Manchester Police has been contacted for comment.