SINGAPORE - Mr Terry Loo was driving along Pasir Ris Farmway 2 when he saw a man in the middle of the road.
Wary, he stopped, but instead of getting out of the way, the man sprinted head-on towards his car.
The man, who wore a white shirt and yellow bermudas, hurled himself right at the vehicle's windscreen, a dashcam video from Mr Loo's car showed. The time stamp on the video clip is 3.39pm on Sunday (June 11).
Mr Loo, a vice-president of sales, posted the video on his Facebook page at about 4.30pm on Sunday.
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The 47-year-old told The Straits Times that he was in the area to buy pet food with his son and daughter.
They were all shocked as the man punched Mr Loo's car, a Honda Vezel, a few times and even kicked it violently.
When Mr Loo got off the car to stop him, he pushed Mr Loo.
The man told him that he was injured and wanted compensation, Mr Loo said.
"He held up three fingers, I think to ask for $300," Mr Loo said.
Mr Loo pointed to his dashcam and the man stopped asking him for money.
Shortly after, police officers arrived and took the man in. They were already on the lookout for the man after receiving a call that he was causing trouble at a nearby location.
Police said they were alerted at 3.22pm to a case of a man believed to be drunk at 16, Pasir Ris Farmway 2.
The 35-year-old man was subsequently arrested for committing a rash act.
Mr Loo said that he and his family were unhurt, but his car bonnet was dented.
Similar cases where men threw themselves at cars have been reported in the past.
Last April, an elderly man allegedly hurled himself onto an oncoming car near Tampines Street 93, Lianhe Wanbao reported.
In April 2015, an old man was caught on video running to a car and jumping on the bonnet at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6.
He then removed his spectacles, rolled off the car and walked away.