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Hells Angels attack pizza man after car chase

The Local · 25 Mar 2012, 15:00

Published: 25 Mar 2012 15:00 GMT+02:00

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The Berliner Morgenpost newspaper said members of the gang were sitting outside their club house in Berlin's Wedding district at 3 a.m. when the man and his 17-year-old son drove by in a white Audi.

What followed was a high-speed chase involving three Hells Angels cars.

"When the Italians' Audi stopped, the Hells Angels jumped out of their a cars and started hitting the victims' car with baseball bats, axe handles and telescopic batons," a police officer told the paper.

Two gang members repeatedly tried to stab the driver's son through the passenger window, which had been damaged. The 17-year-old was not injured in the attack.

His father rammed into one of the Hells Angels' trying to escape, but the attackers did not follow him. A short time later, the two victims arrived at a police station to report the incident.

Berliner Morgenpost said the investigation showed that neither of the two victims had any contact with the Hells Angels in the past.

An officer said the fact that the attack seemed to have been motivated purely by a lust for violence underscored how dangerous the group is.

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The incident followed a series of fights between rival motorcycle gangs, and multiple arrests on charges of drug dealing and violent crime.

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14:50 March 25, 2012 by lucksi
Well, then outlaw them. Because that will get rid of all the violent people, right?

(I'd rather have them easily identified so I know where to give a wide berth)
14:51 March 25, 2012 by Landmine
Guess they did not like the Pizza delivery service missing their house....
15:41 March 25, 2012 by DavidtheNorseman
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15:46 March 25, 2012 by catjones
One would think with all the physical evidence that Barney from Mayberry could locate the thugs. The real crime is the german police force.
17:19 March 25, 2012 by nemo999
"three Hells Angels cars", how can this be? I thought it was a Motorcycle "Club" not an Automobile "Club". Are we talking about the same group started out riding motorcycles in California after WWII. Of course it was after 22h and before 6h so they used their cars to allow them to be in compliance with the noise ordinance, how thoughtful
20:06 March 25, 2012 by karldehm
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20:26 March 25, 2012 by bugger
This is only one half of the story, obviously.

What about doing some research and tell us the other half?
02:43 March 26, 2012 by Tanskalainen
Bikers are so gay.
11:52 March 26, 2012 by raandy
@ bugger, I would agree with you, there is something missing from this article.Like maybe a gesture from the pizza people or some form of contact between the two parties.

It seems odd that they would chase after these people for no reason other than they are delivering pizza. or are Italians

When the article states "When The Italians" I think racial, and believe the author of this half written article thought the same.
14:02 March 26, 2012 by sergisr
Maybe they wanted their pizza without anchovies.
15:12 March 26, 2012 by beeker
His father rammed into one of the Hells Angels' trying to escape

Ignoring the punctuation error, will the police charge the driver with hit and run?
11:46 March 27, 2012 by mrcontinental
This story has more holes than swiss cheese and smells even stronger.

And it is wise to leave all MC clubs alone if you are a civilian. They live in a totally different world and you don't want to go there. Take a cue from the Polizei and stay away from them.
14:04 March 28, 2012 by sjinq8
Please don't tar all MC clubs with the same brush. I am sure most football fans would be offended if it were suggested that they are all hooligans, and it is no different to implying that all motorbike clubs are like the 'gang' clubs.

It is sad reality that in many aspects of life, minorities make things bad for the majority - Hells Angels, football hooligans, religious fundamentalists, to name but a few. But remember, motorbikes are a hobby for many people of both sexes, all ages and from every walk of life ranging from factory workers, company executives and even royalty. Most of these people just want to enjoy their hobby in the company of other like minded people and certainly not by causing harm to others. As such, the statement "leave all MC clubs alone if you are a civilian. They live in a totally different world and you don't want to go there" is incredibly ill informed, and chances are most bikers whether in groups or individually are thrilled to bits when people show an interest in their 'passion'. Common sense can usually tell if a particular group is to be avoided.

And what is with the dumb comment posted by another individual that 'bikers are so gay'? Such arbitrary, unjustified statements simply add nothing to these comments boards.
14:28 March 29, 2012 by gremar
I am wondering if the author knows that MOPO is not a paper you should copy from. Their stories after often riddled with unanswered questions.

Now, in Berlin Wedding there is a war of the gangs at the moment. The new group called "Streetfighters"(All members are of migrant decent) are also stirring things up. There are also known Italian gangs, Russian gangs and a few others. These gangs are trying to rival the rocker-band for power and turf. A lot of times, depending on your "racial pedigree" you end up in the fight. This is how it is. It's not a "minority" issue, nor is it a racial issue. It is a gang issue plain and simple.
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