Vandal Takes Bulldozer for Joyride in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Topples City Vehicle - NBC New York

Vandal Takes Bulldozer for Joyride in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Topples City Vehicle

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    Vandal Topples Parks Police Vehicle With Bulldozer

    Detectives are looking for the man or woman who took a bulldozer for a joyride in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Sunday morning. (Published Monday, Oct. 10, 2016)

    A vandal stole a bulldozer and drove it through a section of Brooklyn Bridge Park, trashing a city vehicle and other items at the site, police said.

    Police believe that a construction worker accidentally left keys in the bulldozer on Friday night.

    Around 2 a.m. Sunday morning, someone found the keys in the bulldozer and took it for a joyride, toppling a parks police vehicle and scattering debris near Pier 2 and Joralemon Street.

    The scene of destruction was discovered around 9 a.m. on Sunday.

    Police said it’s not known if the vandal intentionally toppled the Nissan sedan. An investigation is ongoing.

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