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Police: Man who used shoelace to choke driver in Williamsburg arrested, identified

The vehicle ended up crashing into multiple cars before hitting a fence.

News 12 Staff

Sep 22, 2023, 11:03 AM

Updated 272 days ago

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Police have identified and arrested the man involved in a Williamsburg car hijacking in which he used a shoelace to choke the victim.
The NYPD say Anthony Field, 56, is behind bars and facing multiple charges including robbery and attempted murder. He's accused of choking a man with a shoelace before taking control of his van in East Williamsburg on Sept. 8.
The vehicle ended up crashing into multiple cars before hitting a fence.
The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition.


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