Hotel owner deliberately plunges car into shop to shut down loud stereo

A hotel owner plunged a car into crowds frequenting the shop beneath his property as a loud stereo playing there was affecting his business.

The terrifying moment, shot in Shantou City in southern China's Guangdong Province on March 17, shows a black car suddenly plunge into crowds choosing home textiles in a shop.

After the car stops, the driver climbs out of the vehicle through the window and tries to ignite the fuel tank on the car but fails.

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Then he punches a woman who stops him lighting the clothes and runs into the shop.

Police were soon on site after receiving calls from the public and arrested the driver.

According to reports, the driver named Yu felt the sounds system used to promote the home textiles shop was too loud and it was negatively affecting his hotel's business upstairs.

The angry hotel owner left several customers with minor injuries.

Yu has been detained by the police while further investigations are carried out.

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