Mercedes with bullet holes speeds away from Clifton police officers during traffic stop

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Clifton Police Department
Clifton Police Department

CLIFTON, NJ – A pair of men inside a Mercedes E300 with bulletholes in the windshield were pulled over by Clifton police officers, but fled, nearly knocking down two officers.

At approximately 3:00 PM on Sunday afternoon, officers observed a heavily tinted, 2017 Mercedes E300, black in color, with indications of possible bullet holes in the windshield. The vehicle was stopped by officers on Allwood Road near Clifton Avenue. The driver sped off while the officers were speaking with him – almost striking two officers.

It was then that a motor vehicle chase began through the streets of Clifton, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge, in which the suspect driver struck a third party motorist and rolled several times before coming to rest on the front lawn of a Glen Ridge residence. While the driver fled the vehicle on foot, officers were able

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to apprehend the passenger, a 48-year-old male from the Bronx.
The identity of the driver is still unknown, but is under investigation.