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Crime Stoppers search for road rage suspects

The incident happened last Saturday around 3:15 p.m.
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Posted at 1:10 PM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-18 06:24:43-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — "I didn't expect what happened. I just saw somebody kick me in the back of the head. I had no idea somebody hit me with a wrench, said Jeremy Harris, a victim of a road rage attack in North Fort Myers.

A story of survival for Jeremy Harris says he was brutally attacked by a group of bikers on Pondella Road in North Fort Myers. Jeremy agreed to talk to us; thankfully, this assault only left him with stitches.

The dashcam video shows a group of bikers swerving in and out of traffic before the attack. Harris says after he asked them to drive more carefully, things escalated quickly.

The dashcam video shows the bikers following Harris to intimidate him before brutally attacking him. "When I got swarmed, I was hit with helmets, they hit me with punches, kicks, and they just swarmed me. It was too many of them. Someone took my keys, they threw my keys, so they didn't want me to leave," said Harris.
Luckily, he did get away, with bystanders' help, including one woman, who asked that we conceal her identity for security purposes. She tells us, all she could do was scream.

"We came out front saw a group of bikers on top of a person's car, jumping on it, smashing windows and they had a shiny metal object which we found out was a monkey wrench from the victim, which they were using to bash his skull in.

Accidents happen here so often and it just gets pretty terrifying. It's like one of these times someone is not going to be paying attention they could come through one of the businesses where they could hit a pedestrian, it gets pretty dangerous around here," said the witness.

Harris recovering with stitches says this type of behavior is uncalled for; lucky to be alive, he wants these guys off the streets. "I don't know how to feel. I guess you could say I went past anger and sadness to just acceptance," said Harris.

If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477.