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Bikers attack SUV as cops seek public’s help to make more arrests

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A pack of angry bikers vandalize a a family’s SUV in Washington Heights after a wild chase in Manhattan on Sunday.

MANHATTAN (PIX11) — Asking for the public’s help, New York’s top cop said Tuesday that the NYPD is looking to arrest  more of the bikers who surrounded  and attacked d a driver and his family  in their SUV on Sunday.

The intent of the bikers was to disrupt, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. So far, only one biker,  Christopher Cruz, 28, of Passaic, N..j. has been arrested in the attack that has garnered global attention after a dramatic video of the prolonged confrontation went viral.  Cruz was charged with reckless endangerment, reckless driving and endangering the welfare of a child, among other charges.

Two other motorcyclists were taken to the hospital. One was treated and released Another is still in the hospital with two broken legs and and has been intubated, Kelly said,

The NYPD received more 200 calls regarding the bikers on Sunday and their apparent reckless behavior

In police action against the bikers unrelated to the SUV attack, police made 15 arrests on Sunday, confiscated 55 motorcycles and issues 66 summonses.

This group of bikers had no permit for any sanctioned event, Kelly said.

 

 

 

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