There were moments of high drama in Lindenwood Tuesday night as a police chase exited the Belt Parkway and into the neighborhood.
According to police sources, the cops were chasing a stolen car from the scene of the crime in Brooklyn, along the Belt Parkway where the drivers exited onto Cross Bay Boulevard, then on foot through Lindenwood after the suspects abandoned the vehicle near 153rd Avenue at the entrance to the neighborhood. The police were not able to apprehend them.
Police cars from other precincts raced down Cross Bay Boulevard with their lights flashing as NYPD helicopters hovered low overhead. Residents took to social media in search of information.
The Howard Beach/Lindenwood Civic Association posted several updates from the 106th Precinct on the situation. Just before midnight, the civic group said it had been informed by the cops that the suspects had left the neighborhood, but cops were in possession of the car that was stolen.