Video Shows Motorcyclists Circling Around Lone NYPD Officer in the Bronx Over Abandoned Dirt Bike - NBC New York

Video Shows Motorcyclists Circling Around Lone NYPD Officer in the Bronx Over Abandoned Dirt Bike

The bikers "created hazardous condition" and they are wanted for obstructing governmental administration, police said

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    NYPD Searches for Bikers Who Surrounded Lone Cop

    The NYPD says it searching for a group of individuals on motorcycles and ATVs who circled a lone officer as he was safeguarding an abandoned dirtbike at a Bronx gas station. Ray Villeda has the latest.

    (Published Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019)

    What to Know

    • The NYPD says one of its officers was harassed and surrounded by a group of individuals on motorcycles and ATVs

    • A video shows multiple bikers circling around the officer while one man attempts to retrieve the dirt bike next to the NYPD patrol vehicle

    • The bikers "created hazardous condition" and they are wanted for obstructing governmental administration, police said

    The NYPD says one of its officers was harassed and surrounded by a group of individuals on motorcycles and ATVs as he was safeguarding an abandoned dirt bike at a Bronx gas station.

    A video released by police shows multiple people circling around the officer and his patrol vehicle that was parked next to a bright yellow motocross bike at the BP gas station on Bruckner Boulevard in Hunts Point.

    As the officer walks a short distance away from the bike, an individual ducked behind the patrol car and attempted to retrieve the bike.

    The officer then turned around and chased the suspect away, the video shows.

    NYPD Investigates After Bikers Surround Lone Cop

    [NY] NYPD Investigates After Bikers Surround Lone Cop

    The NYPD says one of its officers was harassed and surrounded by a group of individuals on motorcycles and ATVs as he was safeguarding an abandoned dirt bike at a Bronx gas station. Police are now searching for the bikers involved. Marc Santia with the story.

    (Published Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019)

    The bikers "created hazardous condition" and they are wanted for obstructing governmental administration, police said. 

    An NYPD spokesperson tells NBC New York that the unidentified officer was trying to check whether the dirt bike was registered. It was unclear whether the bike belonged to anyone in the group and police did not provide other details.

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