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Bodycam shows moment NYPD cop jumps into SUV driven by serial carjacker

Bodycam shows moment NYPD cop jumps into SUV driven by serial carjacker
Body camera footage that was released by the NYPD on Thursday shows a police officer trying in vain to stop a carjacker from driving away in a stolen Audi in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday.

The wild scene played out in broad daylight on Wednesday afternoon, less than an hour before police say the same suspect carjacked an Uber driver at knifepoint.Police said they believe that the carjacker took a southbound train down to Penn Station, and then made his way to 36th Street, where an Uber driver was siting in his black Infiniti and waiting for a passenger.Police say the carjacker ditched the Audi after crashing it into a police and went down into the Columbus Circle station, where he was caught on security camera An Uber driver was sitting in his Infiniti on 36th Street less than an hour later when the same carjacker approached him with a boxcutter in his hand and forced him out of his car abc7 Privacy Policy 'He took it out and showed it to me, and I pushed him back and he pushed it up towards my neck area,' the victim, who did not give his name, told ABC 7 NY.'And he was like "you cannot grab that phone, you cannot take your phone,"' the Uber driver recalled the thief telling him, 'and I was like "no, I'm taking my phone.

The NYPD has released dramatic body camera footage showing the moment a police sergeant jumped into an SUV driven by a Taser-wielding carjacker, who then plowed into traffic in Midtown Manhattan, before fleeing on foot.Body camera footage that was released by the NYPD on Thursday shows a police officer trying  in vain to stop a carjacker from driving away in a stolen Audi in Midtown Manhattan The wild scene played out in broad daylight at West 57th Street and Broadway after the owner of the Audi was threatened with a Taser Police caught up with the carjacker and jumped inside, but he managed to drive away One officer warned the thief that he's 'going to kill someone' because the Audi plowed into oncoming traffic In the recording, the sergeant runs up to the vehicle, opens the front passenger door and climbs inside.

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