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Bullet-Ridden NYPD Car Found in Philly

But it's not exactly what it seemed to be
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 24, 2018 2:31 PM CST

(Newser) – Philadelphia police say they were startled to spot a bullet-ridden New York City police cruiser with a broken windshield on a city expressway early Thanksgiving morning, the AP reports. Police say they tried to stop the car only to have the driver flee. They say the cruiser was later found abandoned and proved to be a stolen prop from a movie being shot in Philadelphia.

The car had been used for the police drama, 17 Bridges, which stars Black Panther's Chadwick Boseman and Sienna Miller. Filming's been underway in the area since September. Police say the car was stolen just west of Philadelphia, in Chester County. They said no arrests had been made as of Friday afternoon. (A police detective who was poisoned says, "We lost everything.")


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