Watch NYPD cops try to stop a brazen carjacking in midtown Manhattan during the middle of the day

Source: NYPD

Jan. 14 2022, Published 2:02 p.m. ET

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New York City cops are searching for a suspect who brazenly carjacked a vehicle in the middle of a busy Manhattan street.

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The alleged carjacking happened on Jan. 12 in midtown Manhattan, according to the NYPD. An exact address was not given when the department released body camera and surveillance video of the incident.

Two officers tried to stop a suspect who robbed a black SUV from a driver, according to the NYPD. Videos showed two officers approaching the suspect’s vehicle and trying to pull the driver out of the vehicle.

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The driver resisted and sped away, crashing into another car head-on. The driver then pushed the other car out of the way — in broad daylight on a busy street – and sped away.

Police say nobody was injured in the carjacking, but they are searching for the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (800) 577-TIPS.


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