Shocking moment jailed Sheffield driver Arshad Mohammed attacks bus with sledgehammer in city centre 'rampage'
This is the moment a Sheffield man went on a ‘rampage’ in the city centre- driving down the wrong side of London Road before attacking a packed bus with a sledgehammer.
Arshad Mohammed, of Nether Edge, was jailed for 50 months at Sheffield Crown Court for the crime spree on July 19 last year.
The 50-year-old drove his black Kia Sedona people-carrier up the wrong side of London Road, overtaking other cars at speed, before stopping in front of a Number 43 bus and jumping out with a long-handled sledgehammer.
Mohammed boarded the bus and swung the sledgehammer to smash a glass panel, then took a fire extinguisher back to his car.
‘Shouting and ranting,’ Mohammed then began swinging at a side window, ‘making two bull's-eye type smashes’ before shattering it.
He also shouted racist abuse at the driver.
Minutes later, on Abbeydale Road, a trainee driving instructor in a Citroen Cactus was hit head-on’ when Mohammed reversed into him.
“He got out and was waving a sledgehammer," the witness said in a statement.
"He reversed and I had to run to get out of the way. He reversed the whole way down Abbeydale Road.
“There were lots of cars on the road because it was school pick-up time. He looked like he was on drugs."
Mohammed pleaded guilty to affray, possessing a sledgehammer and theft of a fire extinguisher but denied dangerous driving and driving while disqualified.
He was banned from driving for four years, in August 2018.