Philadelphia Police Looking for Man Who Attacked Car, Passenger With Sledgehammer

Philadelphia police are looking for the man who used a sledgehammer on a vehicle and one of its passengers during a possible road rage incident on May 22.

A SUV can be seen pulling into parking lot with a red pickup truck following it in a surveillance video released by police on May 23. The driver of the pickup truck blocks the other vehicle from leaving the lot and exits the truck with a sledgehammer and smashes the driver’s side window.

The SUV attempts to leave the lot, and the passenger in the vehicle falls out. The SUV stops a short distance away, and the passenger gets up in an attempt to get back into the vehicle. The driver of the pickup truck then strikes the passenger with the sledgehammer before breaking the rear window of the SUV.

Both the victim and the offender in the incident are unknown to police. Credit: Philadelphia Police Department