UK: Coffee shop customer breaks arm jumping out window to flee ‘terror attack’

For all this poor man knew, it could have been a terror drill.

Behind The News

A man in Manchester, England was left with a broken arm after jumping through a coffee shop window fleeing what he thought were terrorists, when in fact it was just a group of loud school children.

The man, who hasn’t been named, was in a coffee shop in the village of Didsbury on Wednesday when “gunshot like” bangs were heard in the premises.

Thinking the cafe was under siege, one man wasn’t taking any chances and proceeded to dive out one of the front windows.

In an attempt to save the day, and regardless of his broken arm suffered in the fall, the man then ran to a nearby bank to call for help.


Although one woman explained to the Manchester Evening News that “it sounded like there was a shooting downstairs,”and that she was “expecting people wearing balaclavas and carrying guns to come upstairs,” no others followed suit…

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