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The Bobster 12-30-2020 02:48 PM

Group of feral fatherless black NYC bicyclists attack BMW in broad daylight, wild video shows

Group of NYC bicyclists attack BMW in broad daylight, wild video shows
By Larry Celona
December 30, 2020 | 11:22am | Updated

A pack of young bicyclists attacked a BMW in broad daylight in Manhattan, terrorizing the man and woman inside in a terrifying ambush caught on video.

Several assailants surrounded the luxury ride at Fifth Avenue and 21st Street around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, with some pounding the vehicle with their fists and feet, and another smashing a bike down on top of it, video posted to Instagram by Breaking911 shows.

One attacker got a running start, vaulted up on the hood of the BMW and jumped on top of the windshield, causing it to partly cave in, the video shows.

“This was an animalistic attack in broad daylight,“ said one Manhattan cop, noting that the vehicle’s occupants, a man and woman in their 50s, were scared for their lives. “It shows how far the city has deteriorated and the politicians better get their heads out of the sand and start to deal with these problems before there is nothing left.”

The same group similarly attacked a cab a short time later, the source said.

Both incidents are being probed.

It was not immediately clear what preceded the wild incident, or if any arrests had been made.

A still showing the bicyclists attacking the BMW

The Bobster 12-31-2020 05:53 AM

Re: Group of NYC bicyclists attack BMW in broad daylight, wild video shows

15-year-old arrested in connection with BMW bicycle gang attack in NYC
By Larry Celona and Elizabeth Elizalde
December 31, 2020 | 12:59am | Updated

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the wild Tuesday attack on a BMW driver whose posh car was vandalized by a bicycle gang in broad daylight in Manhattan, The Post has learned.

The teen from Queens — who is not being identified because he’s a minor :mad: — is being charged as a juvenile after allegedly attacking Max Torgovnick’s luxury ride on Fifth Avenue, law enforcement sources said Wednesday.

The sources said approximately 25 bikers were involved, six of whom damaged Torgovnick’s car. Police have also identified another teen and are searching for him, the sources added.

Torgovnick told The Post Wednesday that he and his mother, who is in her 70s, had just dropped off a donation at a nonprofit organization and were heading to his father’s neurology office when they ran into around 50 teen bikers Tuesday afternoon.

Video of the harrowing attack shows the bikers surrounding the BMW at Fifth Avenue and 21st Street, with some pounding the vehicle with their fists and feet, and another smashing a bike on Torgovnick’s windshield.

One of the attackers then ran against the car and vaulted on top of the hood, causing the windshield to crack and partially cave in, video shows.

“At that point, I was afraid that they were going to break the window, get in the car, reach in, and pull us out,” Torgovnick recalled.

His mother was frantically dialing 911 while screaming, “We’re going to die, they’re going to kill us,” Torgovnick said.

The Bobster 12-31-2020 02:41 PM

Re: Group of NYC bicyclists attack BMW in broad daylight, wild video shows

Harrowing bird’s-eye video shows bike gang’s attack on NYC cab

By Rebecca Rosenberg, Tina Moore and Aaron Feis
December 31, 2020 | 2:05pm | Updated

This video from above captures a bike gang’s “horrifying” attack on a yellow cab in the middle of Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, carried out shortly before another, even worse assault on a BMW a few blocks away.

Dozens of pedal-pushing punks, believed to be in their teens, beset the vehicles around 4 p.m. Tuesday, starting with the cab at Fifth Avenue and 29th Street, according to cops and the video, posted to Twitter by attorney Teny Geragos.

“This horrifying scene on 29th St & 5th Ave yesterday – an arbitrary and unprovoked attack on this taxi driver,” wrote Geragos in posting the footage Wednesday.

The 49-second, bird’s-eye clip picks up after the cabbie has already gotten out of his ride in the middle of Fifth Avenue to inspect the damage — but just in time to capture one of the creeps swinging his bike right into the hack’s back.

“It was broad daylight, everyone is around, no one can help,” Geragos, the daughter of famed legal eagle Mark Geragos, told The Post on Thursday. “They’re showing everybody that they have no problem using them [the bikes] not just to hurt a car but to hurt a person.

“I’ve been a criminal defense lawyer for four years and living in Manhattan for 10 years,” she added. “I’ve never seen something this depraved on a New York City block.”

The 52-year-old cabbie — whose name is being withheld by The Post because he is the victim of a crime — walked off the blow, returning to the driver’s seat of his car while more than a dozen of the cyclists continued to circle, the video shows.

He reached into the vehicle and came away clutching a black object, but by that point, most of his assailants had continued south, out of frame.

It was at 21st Street that the group surrounded another vehicle, a BMW SUV driven by Max Torgovnick, 36.

The mob pounded on the luxury ride, ripped off the side mirrors and tried to claw open the doors while yelling, “Get out! Get out!,” Torgovnick previously told The Post.

When one of the creeps caved in the ride’s windshield by jumping on it, Torgovnick found an opening in the mob and drove himself and his mother, who is in her 70s, to safety.

One of the suspected attackers, who is 15 years old, was arrested late Wednesday and charged as a juvenile with criminal mischief and rioting.

A still from a video shows a bike gang's "horrifying" attack on a yellow cab in the middle of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue.
Teny Geragos

Geragos said the quick arrest and response of the cops that she witnessed Tuesday restored some faith that the city is trying to hold the line.

“I was really impressed with the police who came to the scene immediately and did their best to help the cab driver and find the bicyclists,” she said. “It shows the city is doing its best to try and maintain law and order at a time when everyone is feeling the effects of the lockdown and virus on New York City.”

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