An armed criminal was nabbed by cops after likely to the medical center for injuries he sustained in a bike crash — that transpired in the course of an previously botched robbery try, law enforcement claimed Friday.
Cops said 22-yr-previous suspect Junior Rosario and three other adult males started off following a 25-calendar year-old man driving his motorbike all around 4 p.m. Wednesday on St. Ann’s Avenue in The Bronx.
While the victim was stopped at a red light, the four males on their personal motorcycles pulled up together with him, flashed firearms and requested “Do you seriously wanna die for your bike?” law enforcement reported.
The victim took off on his bicycle away from the gunmen, cops said.
As the 4 chased their concentrate on, Rosario ran a red gentle and smashed into a automobile at Brown Location and Bruckner Boulevard in Mott Haven, law enforcement mentioned. The crash allowed the 25-yr-previous sufferer to escape.
About 90 minutes later on, Rosario checked into Lincoln Medical center for head injuries and cuts to his arm, police said.
Cops explained they connected Rosario to The Bronx incident by 8 p.m. and charged him with a collection of attempted-robbery and firearms raps, court docket information exhibit.
He is anticipated to be arraigned Friday, according to courtroom docs.