NYC man who made terrifying rooftop leap to flee cops held with out bail

The man who was captured in jaw-dropping video jumping from elevated Brooklyn subway tracks onto a constructing throughout the road as he tried to flee police was ordered held with out bail Friday night. 

Kendall Floyd, 25, was limping when he appeared in Brooklyn prison court docket to face a slew of costs stemming from the high-stakes chase, together with assault on a police officer, reckless endangerment, false personation and two counts of prison trespass. 

Prosecutors identified that Floyd, who lives in Queens, has two open instances in opposition to him for felony assault and housebreaking and his open warrants have been the probably reason for his “in depth” makes an attempt to evade arrest. 

They argued Floyd was a serial offender and a repeat perpetrator of felony assault.

Floyd’s legal professional requested the decide to launch his consumer, citing psychological well being points he offers with and the high-level of hysteria he faces when coming into contact with cops. 

“He wasn’t making an attempt to harm anybody when he opened the door,” the legal professional stated of the second Floyd initially fled from police and struck an officer within the arm after getting pulled over for not carrying a seatbelt Wednesday afternoon.

Kendall Floyd, who made a daring rooftop leap to flee cops, was ordered held with out bail.

“He was simply making an attempt to get out of the automobile and away from the state of affairs.”

The protection legal professional stated Floyd has been homeless lately and is “scared of going to Rikers.” 

The decide remanded Floyd, stating his costs are bail eligible and he has two prior felonies, together with for one case the place he failed to seem. 

Kendall Floyd

Kendall Floyd is charged with assaulting a police officer, prison trespass, and different severe crimes.

On Wednesday afternoon, Floyd was cruising via Williamsburg when cops noticed him driving with no seatbelt and pulled him over, police stated beforehand. 

As officers carried out the automobile cease at Humboldt and Debevoise streets, Floyd instantly flung his automobile door open, struck a cop within the arm and bolted.

He later scrambled up a stanchion pole onto elevated subway tracks close to the Flushing Avenue station and leapt to a constructing throughout the road as bystanders begged him to not.

He was taken into custody shortly after.  



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