A moped rider deliberately plowed into an NYPD cop who tried to cease him within the Bronx Sunday night time — the newest in a latest disturbing development of mopeders ramming into officers to keep away from arrest.
Police tried to drag over a person driving a black moped at 171st Avenue and Morris Avenue – simply exterior the William H. Taft Excessive College Instructional Campus – round 6:50 p.m. Sunday for a visitors infraction, police stated.
In the course of the cease, the rash motorist took off – intentionally putting a uniformed cop, authorities stated.
The officer suffered minor leg accidents and was taken to an area hospital in secure situation, cops stated.
The moped menace was nonetheless on the free Monday.
The incident comes simply weeks after another wild moped rider, Brandynn Davis, 26, plowed into an NYPD cop who tried to cease him for operating a purple gentle in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in accordance with police.
He was arrested and slapped with a laundry listing of costs, together with assault on a police officer, cops stated.
In a equally brazen act in early December, one other moped rider – who has not been caught – slammed into a cop who tried to cease him for reckless driving in North Corona, Queens, cops stated.