A would-be Brooklyn robber not solely left empty handed after his sufferer repeatedly fought him off — but additionally briefly misplaced his shorts amid the wrestle.
The caught-on-camera confrontation unfolded because the suspect tried to steal cash from a 25-year-old man on 54th Avenue close to seventh Avenue in Sundown Park at about 2:40 p.m. on July 12, in response to police.
The suspect knocked the sufferer to the bottom and unsuccessfully tried to steal the sufferer’s money as he dragged him on the sidewalk, in response to the surveillance footage offered by police.
Throughout the theft try, the suspect’s shorts slip down, revealing his underwear, the video exhibits.
A number of males are then seen coming to the sufferer’s assist, interrupting the suspect who hops as much as the sidewalk and pulls his shorts again up, in response to the video.
The assailant later gave up and fled in a white SUV southbound on seventh Avenue, police mentioned. He was nonetheless being sought by police as of late Monday.
The sufferer suffered some cuts to his again, elbows and knees and was taken to an space hospital in secure situation, police mentioned.