Two suspects were arrested in New York this week after they crashed an allegedly stolen Jeep at knifepoint into a school bus full of children while being chased by police.
Police in Rochester, New York, found a Fox 5 New York police officer trying to stop traffic after two suspects said they stole a red Jeep at knifepoint from a 51-year-old woman. reported this week.
During the stop, police told the suspect to get out of the vehicle, but the driver instead reversed the vehicle, crashed into one of the police cars, and took off.
Bystander Raymond Gonzalez heard the sirens, pulled out his phone, and recorded the Jeep driving backwards down the street before crashing into a school bus carrying 17 children.
The two suspects jumped out of the vehicle and fled on foot.
In the video, an officer can be seen chasing one of the suspects and yelling at him to “get to the ground” before finally arresting him.
“Thankfully, the driver and all students were unharmed as a result of the crash,” Rochester Police said in a statement. “The city school district was informed of the accident and arranged to transport each student home.”
The suspects were identified as 20-year-old Malik McCullough and 23-year-old Adeosan Hughes, both of whom have been charged with their involvement in the incident.
McCullough is charged with first-degree robbery, second-degree assault, and third- and fourth-degree theft, and Hughes is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.