Police: Man crashed into SUV to rob man at gunpoint in Manhattan

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Sunday, September 4, 2022
Police: Man crashed into SUV to rob man at gunpoint in Manhattan
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Police are searching for the driver of a black Mercedes after he crashed into an SUV to rob a man at gunpoint on the Upper East Side. Mike Marza has the details.

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are searching for the driver of a black Mercedes after he crashed into an SUV to rob a man at gunpoint on the Upper East Side.

Police say the thieves slammed into the victim's car causing it to jump the curb around 5 p.m. Saturday on 91st Street and 2nd Avenue.

The passenger of the Mercedes ran out and robbed the 55-year-old victim, then ran back into the getaway car.

No one was physically hurt.

Police believe the robber and the victim knew each other.

An investigation is underway.

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