Airport security footage shows last known sighting of 'most famous missing person on YouTube'
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In 2014, Lars Mittank vanished, in what became one of the most infamous missing person cases in the world.
Chilling footage, which was shared around the world at the time of his disappearance, shows the last sightings of him:
Eight years ago, Lars was on holiday with some friends in Bulgaria, where they were staying at the popular Golden Sands resort.
Their trip, however, took a dark turn when Lars, from Itzehoe, northern Germany, got involved in a fight with another group of lads.
The Werder Bremen fan became separated from his mates and things got heated with some Bayern Munich supporters.
Lars was punched in the head and suffered a perforated ear drum, which meant he was unable to travel back home, instead checking himself into a hotel by the airport.
While the 28-year-old's pals said he seemed happy when they left him, his mother soon received a worried phone call from him.
Lars told his mum to cancel his bank card and that he thought he was being followed by a group out to kill him.
Recalling the conversation, Sandra Mittank later said: "I thought, god, my son is in danger. I could hear his heart pounding over the phone.
"He said people were trying to rob him or kill him."
In order to fly back, Lars needed the all-clear from a doctor.
Dr Kosta Kostov said that the young man was not in a good way when he came for his appointment, later describing him as being 'nervous and erratic'.
The medic said that Lars was trembling, and told him: "I don't want to die here. I have to get out of here."
The last images of Lars were captured by CCTV cameras at Varna airport in Bulgaria, and have been viewed millions of times on YouTube.
He can be seen walking through the airport's terminal, wearing a yellow t-shirt, shorts, and carrying a large rucksack.
Lars then heads towards the toilet before appearing again, this time with no luggage in hand and sprinting towards the exit.
Cameras outside see him leave the airport and head down the road, where he leaps over a fence and runs off into some woodland.
It remains unclear what led to him to become so scared and why he ran away from the airport that day.
A missing person's website is still live, with updated age and photofit showing what Lars may look like now aged 36.
Featured Image Credit: Varna airport