A relieved Brooklyn dad praised the cops and medics who a day earlier thwarted a carjacker in Sundown Park who sped off together with his 2-year-old daughter in tow — and made certain his youngster was returned unhurt.
“Solely factor I need to say is I’ve a most heartfelt gratitude for the police division and EMT service employees. That’s all I actually need to say,” Andrew Li instructed The Publish throughout a short telephone interview.
Cops say Tyler Corridor, 33, of New Hampshire allegedly swiped the grey Honda Pilot close to thirtieth Road and third Avenue in Sundown Park — throughout the road from the Metropolitan Detention Complicated, a federal jail for criminals awaiting trial — at round 3:40 p.m. Friday.
Corridor allegedly ripped off the automobile because the toddler’s 34-year-old mother secured the little lady, Zoey, in her automotive seat, police sources mentioned. He didn’t show a weapon, the sources added.
The two-year-old was discovered unhurt and nonetheless in her carseat within the automobile, which was ditched close to Brooklyn Bridge Park, the place the suspect was arrested.
Li mentioned that Corridor was a stranger to him.
Corridor was awaiting arraignment Saturday in Brooklyn Prison court docket on a slew of costs, together with theft, vehicular assault, grand larceny, reckless endangerment, unauthorized use of a automobile, illegal imprisonment and performing in a way injurious to a baby.
Sporting an ill-fitting white plastic hazmat swimsuit and a surgical masks, Corridor remained tight-lipped as he was walked out of the NYPD’s 72nd precinct on Friday night time.
Further reporting by Kieran Ungemach