Two thugs allegedly stole $20,000 from a disoriented SUV driver Saturday after reportedly knocking his vehicle off the road on New York’s Upper East Side.
Following an intense car chase, a video shows one armed suspect getting out of the passenger side of a black Mercedes, approaching the 55-year-old driver of a Toyota Rav4, and then reentering the Mercedes carrying a black bag, which supposedly contained $20,000 in cash, law enforcement told the New York Post. The incident happened on Second Avenue, near 91st Street around 4:40 p.m., the outlet noted.
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The suspects’ black Mercedes appeared to have initially slammed into the backside of the SUV, which was driving against traffic, per the video. It forced the vehicle into a 180, a video of the incident showed. After a brief halt, the SUV tried to escape but the suspects pursued it and knocked off the road.
After a male dressed in a gray sweatshirt, black pants, a backward flat-brimmed cap, and white sneakers exited from the passenger side of the Mercedes and approached the SUV, a bystander exclaimed, “He’s got a gun. He’s got a gun,” according to the clip.
A man with seemingly gray hair and a blue shirt can be seen getting out of the Rav4 and putting his hands in the air before the armed suspect reaches into the car, grabs a black bag, and returned to his getaway vehicle, a different tape revealed.