Astoria, Queens, New York — A surreal incident caught on tape .. as a suspected car thief tries desperately to get away from police.
Even though police and bystanders surrounded the suspected thief… he wouldn’t give up and tried forcefully to escape the situation.
A one point the suspect put the vehicle in reverse.. and smashed into a moped .. nearly running over several people.
In the end, the suspect jumped out of the vehicle.. and tried to make a run for it but he was quickly apprehended.
Police say the alleged car thief was reportedly high on drugs.