VIDEO: Thieves slash, stab BMW driver trying to escape NYC robbery; 2 sought

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Two thieves armed with knives slashed, stabbed and beat a man as he tried to escape a robbery in the Bronx, police said Friday as they released video of the suspects.

The 25-year-old victim was sitting inside a black BMW sedan on E. 167th Street, near Union Avenue, in the Morrisania section on the evening of May 7 when the two males jumped into his car shortly before 8 p.m.

One of the suspects hopped into the front passenger seat and the other entered the backseat on the driver side.

New video from police shows two males beating and stabbing a victim while robbing him in the Morrisania section of the Bronx on May 7
New video from police shows two males beating and stabbing a victim while robbing him in the Morrisania section of the Bronx on May 7. Photo credit NYPD

The first suspect took out a gun and demanded the victim’s property, police said.

The victim tried to flee for his safety, leading to a struggle outside the vehicle.

During the scuffle, the two males punched the victim before taking out knives and stabbing and slashing him, police said.

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Police released images Friday of the two suspects in the May 7 robbery
Police released images Friday of the two suspects in the May 7 robbery. Photo credit NYPD

They then stole the victim’s watch, two chains and three bracelets valued at $1,000. They were last seen fleeing into 818 E. 167th St.

The victim was taken to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.