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Man arrested after stealing NYPD vehicle, crashing into livery cab in Brooklyn: police

Man arrested for stealing NYPD police vehicle before crashing
Posted at 5:45 AM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 05:45:58-04

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A man was arrested early Thursday after allegedly stealing a police vehicle before crashing into a cab in Brooklyn overnight, according to the NYPD.

Authorities said a man, 23, somehow got inside a marked NYPD traffic vehicle and sped off.

Soon after, he crashed into a livery cab in the vicinity of Taaffe Place and Park Avenue, police said.

Passengers inside that cab suffered minor injuries in the crash, according to authorities. Their condition was not immediately known.

Cops were able to arrest him at the scene, the NYPD said.

No further information on the man arrested or the incident were given.