SEE IT: Woman says bikers also left her shaken in Van Wyck encounter on Sunday

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This woman doesn’t want to give her name or reveal her face, but she is willing to share what she saw on Sunday that still frightens her.

The woman was traveling to see her mother in Queens on the Van Wyck Expressway. It’s unclear if this is in fact the same group caught on video on Sunday where a man was assaulted. She saw a large group of people riding motorcycles, weaving in and out of traffic. She said they stopped traffic.

Former NYPD Lieutenant, Michael Ciravolo, said, the reality is, it’s difficult to protect the public from groups like this because its dangerous to deploy forces when there are so many people on bikes.

Meanwhile while several arrests have been made in connection with Sunday’s events, and police are looking for more individuals.

They are now putting out pictures of two witnesses who were photographed helping to break up the beating after bikers attacked SUV driver Alexian Lein, 33, who they hope can give them new information.

Law enforcement sources said these cases involve many scenes, injuries and individuals and takes time to unravel.

Police are currently looking for a principal suspect who is wanted for beating and slashing Lein with a knife.


  • Gina Volu

    On that Sunday I was in the car in Queens with my husband, daughter, our niece and my parents. We encountered these motorcycle vigalanties. They were on the sidewalks and squeezing thru very tiny spaces not wanting to wait behind anyone at lights or in traffic. They were hitting cars themselves and NOT stopping. The people in the cars clearly looked intimidated based on what they looked like, how they were acting and what they were doing!

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