Police Hunt Hooded Thug Who Attacked Homeless Man

This is the moment a hooded thug sneaks up behind a homeless man in an alley and shoves him to the ground as a friend films.

The authorities are searching for the yob after the incident occured in the municipality of O Grove in the province of Pontevedra, located in the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia.

Local media said the video was brought to the attention of the local police and the Spanish Civil Guard after it was widely shared on social networks.

The video shows a person wearing a hoodie quietly sneaking up to a man while a friend films him.

He runs up behind to the unsuspecting victim and shoves him to the ground.

The homeless man makes a grunting sound as he goes down and the thug runs away towards his filming pal.

The victim in the footage was reported to be a well-known local homeless man who had been in O Grove for some time.

The people who attacked and filmed the incident have not been publicly identified but according to local broadcaster Antena 3 ,police are expected to detain the two suspects very soon.