Carjacker, 54, who stole a vehicle with three children inside, is being chased and beaten to DEATH by furious crowd & # 39; including the father of the children & # 39;
- An angry crowd helped a father mortally assault a suspect, 54, who stole his girlfriend's car with their three children inside
- A woman, 25, visited the pizza shop where her boyfriend worked in Philadelphia
- She ran the car outside the restaurant and a 54-year-old suspect stole it and drove about a mile away
- He got caught up in traffic and the parents chased him and got him out of the car
- A confrontation ensued and the man tried to flee before other men from the neighborhood beat him and kicked him unconscious
- He died in the hospital and the police said it is currently unclear whether charges will be filed
A father in Philadelphia was assisted by a gang of men who fatally attacked a suspect who stole his girlfriend's car while their young children were inside.
The violent incident began when an unidentified woman, 25, was traveling with her three children and stopped outside the pizzeria on September 29 at 9.50 pm on Dauphin Street in Philadelphia.
The woman was visiting her friend, 25, who worked in the pizzeria and let her Hyundai sedan walk out.
A Philadelphia father, assisted by bystanders, is said to have killed a suspect who stole his girlfriend's car with their young children inside. The incident occurred outside a pizzeria on 29th and Dauphin St in Philadelphia at 9:50 pm, where the children's father worked
A 54-year-old man then got into the car and left with three 7-month-old children, one and five, in the vehicle.
He was able to drive about half a block before being caught in traffic, and the couple caught up with him and forced him to get out of the vehicle, NBC reported.
The car thief then fled on foot, but the father caught up with him again and a physical confrontation followed. It is clear that the man is the father of two of the children.
Neither the victim nor the parents involved in the incident have been identified as an investigation into the circumstances remains.
Other men participated in the fight and eventually the suspect was beaten and kicked until he was unconscious.
It was generally reported that the father participated in the hitting, but was himself attacked by the carjacker.
Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small told WPVI: & # 39; They were able to pull this car thief out of the vehicle. He fled about half a block on foot.
& # 39; And the friend intervened and a physical battle ensued.
The woman was visiting her friend who worked in the pizzeria and left her Hyundai sedan, (photo), who walked out. A 54-year-old man then drove off with three children in the car
& # 39; Then other men from the neighborhood intervened and started beating and kicking the man who brought the vehicle to the point where he was unconscious.
It is not known how many people were involved or if the father of the children helped with the attack on them.
In a statement, the Philadelphia police said the parents chased the vehicle on foot and were able to remove the male from the vehicle.
Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small, (photo), said the car thief fled on foot. The father of two of the children in the car caught up with him and was accompanied by other men who beat the thief
& # 39; The male abused the father and fled, but was stopped by a large crowd physically abusing him.
& # 39; The male was brought by the Medic Unit to the University Hospital in the temple and was pronounced at 10.05 am. & # 39;
According to the police, the investigation is active and ongoing at the Murder Department and no arrests have been made at this time.
The mother and father were called to account and would cooperate with the police.
Authorities said that a decision will be taken by the prosecution if charges are brought against the individuals involved.
The children were placed with family members while their parents were in custody.
The police are currently investigating surveillance images of the scene that will help with their investigation.
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