Police search for man who stole, crashed cop car in the Bronx

Police are searching for this man who allegedly stole a cop car and crashed it into four parked cars. (NYPD)

Police are searching for this man who allegedly stole a cop car and crashed it into four parked cars. (NYPD)

KINGSBRIDGE, the Bronx — Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole an NYPD police cruiser and crashed it in the Bronx early Sunday morning.

About 6:40 a.m., the man allegedly stole a cop car that was parked in the parking lot of the 50th Precinct station house at 3450 Kingsbridge Ave.

He drove the car near Fordham Road and Sedgwick Avenue where he then allegedly hit four parked cars in front of 2300 Sedgwick Ave., police said.

The man was last seen getting into a town car which drove west on Fordham Road, police said.

He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a black jacket. Police released a photo of the man that was captured in a surveillance video.

If you have any information related to this incident, submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.