Brazen thieves rammed a car into an SUV and stole $20,000 from its disoriented driver during a brazen Upper East Side robbery Saturday, cops and sources said.
In a dramatic scene that seemed like something out of a “Fast and Furious” film, a black Mercedes slammed into a silver Toyota Rav4 as tires screeched and shocked pedestrians jumped for cover, viral social media video showed.
The Mercedes intentionally slammed into the Rav4 on Second Avenue near 91st Street around 4:40 p.m., cops said.
The 55-year-old man driving the Rav4 had been driving northbound against traffic on Second Avenue near 91st Street around 4:40 p.m. when the Mercedes intentionally.
Video circulating on social media shows the Mercedes floor it to catch up to the Toyota and plow into its side, sending the SUV spinning around at the intersection.
The Mercedes rams the Rav4 again, forcing it onto the sidewalk, the video shows. The Rav4 then tries to flee northbound sending pedestrians jumping out of the way, according to the clip.
“Oh f—k,” one person is heard saying.
The Mercedes hits the car again on the passenger side, turning it around 180 degrees once more and forcing it to a stop, video shows.
An armed man in a gray sweatshirt and black pants is seen jumping out of the Mercedes and banging on the passenger side window of the Rav4.
“He’s got a gun! He’s got a gun!” an onlooker yells, according to the video.
The man then appears to run to the driver’s side of the Toyota before leaping back into the Mercedes with a bag and making a getaway, video shows.
The suspects made out with $20,000 in cash, according to law enforcement sources. No injuries were reported.
They remain at large as of Saturday night.
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