Bryan Thompson Biography — Wiki
Bryan Thompson is a New York City man who allegedly attacked multiple people on Saturday, leaving one unconscious and another with a broken arm, before carjacking two vehicles. According to the New York Post, Thompson started his alleged violent spree around 7 pm on Saturday in the subway station at Varick and Canal.
Bryan Thompson Age
The bat-wielding man was identified as 43-year-old Bryan Thompson.
Bryan Thompson attacks multiple people with a bat on two-hour New York City crime spree
A man was entering the station when Thompson allegedly knocked him unconscious after repeatedly hitting the victim with a bat. The victim suffered injuries to his shoulder, hand and forehead, the newspaper reported. Authorities said Thompson then struck a woman in the head as she entered the station.
As he made his way out of the station, Thompson allegedly struck an MTA worker with the bat at least three times. From there, the rampage continued with the suspect hitting a driver with his weapon as he allegedly stole the victim’s SUV on 7th Avenue.
According to the Post, Thompson crashed the SUV twice, once into the back of a car and into the left side of another vehicle. That driver was not seriously injured.
Thompson is said to have fled the scene on foot and smashed the rear windows at two other cars, injuring one woman who got some of the glass in her eye. While walking on West Broadway, Thompson allegedly broke the forearm of one victim and another suffered bruising and swollen leg.
What we know so far about Bryan Thompson
According to the Post, the man hijacked a Jeep after threatening the driver. It wasn’t until about 9 pm that police arrested him on the West Side Highway.
He was taken to a local hospital after he was tased by officers. No charges have been confirmed as of Sunday afternoon.
None of the victims have been identified. The incident comes as violent crime continues to plague New York City.
In July, after a ‘Defund the Police’ protest became a full-blown occupation outside City Hall, the city shifted $1billion out of the police budget by moving school security functions back to the city’s school system, cutting overtime and eliminating a nearly 1,200-person recruiting class.