Weeks after video of a road rage attack in Manhattan by a bunch of bikers on the driver of an SUV went viral, a second undercover police officer has come forward.
A 20-year-old NYU student was walking on Thompson Street between Prince and Spring, about half a mile from the school’s campus, when police said a man walked up to her and attacked.
Christopher ‘Country’ McPhaul is accused of traveling to North Carolina to buy or steal weapons that he would then sell on the streets of Brooklyn, according to authorities.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday that the NYPD was engaging the help of officials in New Jersey and Long Island in the search for Avonte Oquendo.
Last week, Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio agreed with actor Alec Baldwin that the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy is “lazy.”
An arrest has been made in the 1991, Baby Hope cold case Killing.
A 24-hour command center has been set near the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City where Avonte Oquendo was last seen. The teen was spotted on surveillance video leaving the school on Oct. 4.
The suspect walked up behind a 20-year-old woman, put her in a choke hold and then tried to rape her, police said. He then took off with the woman’s bag.
Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.
Avonte Oquendo, 14, has been missing since Friday. He was last seen on school surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City.
Avonte Oquendo, 14, was last seen on school surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City around 12:30 p.m. Friday.
“The next leader of our city must bring the right kind of change. That doesn’t mean change from independent leadership to be a mayor beholden to special interest, that doesn’t mean change that tears down any of the improvements that might have happened and that doesn’t mean change that reverses the policies that have made us the safest large city in America,” Lhota said.
Police are continuing to piece together the chain of events that led to the confrontation, which was all caught on a camera mounted on the helmet of a fellow biker and posted to YouTube.
The incident happened shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday on a bike path along the Hudson River near West 59th Street.
The video was posted on YouTube Monday morning and appeared to be taken from a camera mounted on a motorcyclist’s helmet.