The Sherlock TV series actor Benedict Cumberbatch was traveling with his wife in a Uber car when he saw a man surrounded by a group of assailants.
He did not hesitate risking himself but rushed to the spot to save the cyclist who was attacked by four men.
Benedict Cumberbatch was considered a "hero" after this incident. Some even compared him with the character Sherlock Holmes, the character he plays in BBC`s TV series.
According to international media, the 41-year-old actor was traveling with his wife, Sophie Hunter, when he saw a man from Deliveroo surrounded by a group of assailants.
The Uber driver quickly stopped the car and Benedict left the car to defend the cyclist who was near Baker Street in London - just minutes from the fictional house of the character Sherlock Holmes, played by the actor.
Witnesses told that Cumberbatch was "very brave" and that if the actor had not intervened the cyclist would have been "seriously injured."
"They tried to beat him, but he defended himself and pushed them away. He was not injured. I think when they saw that it was Benedict they fled, "added Manuel Dias, the Uber driver.