NYC thieves ram car into SUV in $20K heist on Upper East Side
Brazen thieves rammed a automotive into an SUV and stole $20,000 from its disoriented driver throughout a brazen Higher East Facet theft Saturday, cops and sources mentioned.
In a dramatic scene that appeared like one thing out of a “Quick and Livid” movie, a black Mercedes slammed right into a silver Toyota Rav4 as tires screeched and shocked pedestrians jumped for canopy, viral social media video confirmed.
The Mercedes deliberately slammed into the Rav4 on Second Avenue close to 91st Road round 4:40 p.m., cops mentioned.
The 55-year-old man driving the Rav4 had been driving northbound in opposition to visitors on Second Avenue close to 91st Road round 4:40 p.m. when the Mercedes deliberately.
Video circulating on social media reveals the Mercedes ground it to catch as much as the Toyota and plow into its facet, sending the SUV spinning round on the intersection.
The Mercedes rams the Rav4 once more, forcing it onto the sidewalk, the video reveals. The Rav4 then tries to flee northbound sending pedestrians leaping out of the best way, in response to the clip.
“Oh f—ok,” one particular person is heard saying.
The Mercedes hits the automotive once more on the passenger facet, turning it round 180 levels as soon as extra and forcing it to a cease, video reveals.
An armed man in a grey sweatshirt and black pants is seen leaping out of the Mercedes and banging on the passenger facet window of the Rav4.
“He’s bought a gun! He’s bought a gun!” an onlooker yells, in response to the video.
The person then seems to run to the motive force’s facet of the Toyota earlier than leaping again into the Mercedes with a bag and making a getaway, video reveals.
The suspects made out with $20,000 in money, in response to legislation enforcement sources. No accidents have been reported.
They continue to be at giant as of Saturday evening.