Daniel Biggs is a Brooklyn man who was seen in the surveillance video swerving over and punching a woman in a blue shirt in the face, knocking her down, while she was walking down the sidewalk on Hancock Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, according to authorities and wild surveillance videos.
Brooklyn firefighters, at the scene, chased the alleged victim, Biggs, who slugged an elderly woman near their firehouse. They then held him until cops showed up and busted the man.
Daniel Biggs Seen Punching A Woman While Bike-riding
Footage posted on Instagram shows 52-year-old Biggs pedal up behind the 60-year-old woman and punching her in the mouth around 5 pm knocking the victim to the ground at the corner of Haycock Street and Lewis Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
After Biggs speeded off, four smoke eaters from Engine 214/Ladder 111 near the intersection are seen rushing after Biggs, chasing him halfway down the block and knocking him to the ground.
Meanwhile, others were seen checking on the 60-year-old victim.
Surveillance cameras in Brooklyn capture @FDNY firefighters jumping into action after witnessing a cyclist punch a woman in the face. See what happens next and hear from a witness on @CBSNewYork at 11! pic.twitter.com/0uO0K5GHUF
— Jenna DeAngelis (@jennamdeangelis) September 7, 2020
The incident, which happened on August 26, was originally posted on TikTok.
Daniel Biggs Under Investigation
During the incident, while Biggs was being restrained, Biggs punched a 29-year-old firefighter in the eye causing bruising and swelling, according to police.
The firefighters stayed with Biggs until FDNY arrived and took him away in handcuffs.
He has been charged with attempted assault and harassment. He was held on $20,000, but was released without bail after a return court appearance four days later, court records show.
Biggs is apparently a recognizable face in the community.