Sherlock Holmes’ Benedict Cumberbatch dabbled in some real-life crime fighting by stopping a potential mugging.
The Sun reports that, late last yeart, he actor hopped out of his Uber after spotting a cyclist for UK food delivery service, Deliveroo, getting assaulted in the street. The attack took place just around the corner from Sherlock Homles’ fictional address on Baker Street.
According to the driver, Manuel Dias, Cumberbatch jumped out of the vehicle to assist the cyclist, who was being attacked by four men. Dias followed to help, only recognising the actor once they were fending off the attackers.
Source: IGN.com Benedict Cumberbatch Foils a Real-Life Robbery