SEE IT: Looters drive into NYPD officer in Greenwich Village

Startling video obtained by the Daily News shows an SUV full of suspected looters ram into a police officer trying to stop them in Greenwich Village early Monday.
The video shows several men running along W. 8th St. just after 3:20 a.m., items in their arms. Three hop into a waiting SUV, as a police van pursues them. The van cuts in front of the SUV, and an officer gets out of the passenger seat.
As he steps toward the SUV, the driver guns it, ramming into the officer.
Police said the officers were responding to a burglary at the I Fix Screens cell phone store on W. 8th St. near Fifth Ave., where a group of men jumped out of two vehicles, smashed the front window and ransacked the place.
The SUV that struck the cop was a late model Ford Explorer with temporary Wisconsin plates, cops said. It fled, along with a late model Honda Accord with Jersey plates, east on 8th St., cops said.
The officer was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
The brazen crime came during a night of looting in the area. More looters marauded through Union Square and Midtown late Monday night, using a throng of anti police-brutality protesters for cover as they raided several stores.

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