Detective Wojciech Braszczok and his co-defendant, Robert Sims, said they believed the SUV driver had just struck a biker and fled during the September 2013 rally on the West Side Highway.
The prosecutor asked Wojciech Braszczok about initially telling his NYPD handler he didn’t see the September 2013 attack.
An off-duty undercover New York City police detective accused of taking part in a gang assault on an SUV driver says he didn’t intervene because he feared for his safety.
The handler is undercover himself and was referred to in court as “Undercover 7047.”
Annalisa Vega testified in the gang assault trial of undercover Detective Wojciech Braszczok and co-defendant Robert Sims.
Sergio Consuegra described the crazy scene in Washington Heights in September 2013 — the roar of motorcycles, the screaming of people.
Detective Wojciech Braszczok faces top-level assault charges in the September 2013 attack on an SUV driver while he was off-duty.
An undercover NYPD officer accused of attacking a driver in Washington Heights is expected to appear in court Wednesday.
Charges against some of the bikers accused in the incident will likely be reduced and others may be offered plea deals.
Wojciech Braszczok appeared in Manhattan state Supreme Court Wednesday. He and 10 other bikers were charged with gang assault in the Sept. 29 West Side Highway incident.
Police have charged 40-year-old Jason Brown of Brooklyn with felony assault and gang assault.
Another biker has been arrested in the road rage attack that left a sport-utility vehicle driver injured.
Alexian Lien, the sport-utility vehicle driver who was attacked and beaten in a clash with bikers last month, was seen before cameras for the first time since the attack in recent days.
Among others facing possible indictment is undercover NYPD detective Wojciech Braszczok, who is accused of being a key player in the attack.
Wojciech Braszczok was arraigned on assault, gang assault and criminal mischief charges.