Two suspects in New York City were quickly arrested after crashing a Jeep they had managed to steal at knifepoint into a school bus full of children while being chased by police. Officers in Rochester stated two suspects stole a red jeep at knifepoint from a 51-year-old female and were quickly spotted after police tried to make a traffic stop.
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According to Fox 5 New York, during the traffic stop, police told the suspects to exit the vehicle but the driver went on to put the car in reverse and slammed into one of the police cars, taking off. Luckily, bystanders heard the sirens and recorded the incident showing the Jeep going the wrong way on the street before crashing into the school bus that was carrying 17 children. The two suspects quickly jumped out of the car and decided to flee on foot.
Suspects Fleeing Police Crash into Bus Full of Children
Officers can be seen chasing one of the suspects and yelling at them to “get on the ground” before he was eventually apprehended.
“Thankfully, the driver and every student was uninjured as a result of the crash. The city school district was advised of the accident and made arrangements to have each student transported home,” the Rochester Police Department said through a statement. “
The suspects were identified as 23-year-old Adeosun Hughes and 20-year-old Maliq McCullough and were both charged for the incident. McCullough is facing charges of second-degree assault, first-degree robbery, and both third and fourth-degree larceny. Hughes is being charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.