Images of the incident were captured on camera by a worker doing roof repairs at a nearby
The 44-year-old man who was on the hood eventually disembarked on his own, but the driver, also from
Following a "lengthy investigation,"
The incident began about
Both drivers pulled over, and when the driver of the van got out of his vehicle to approach Joyce, Joyce drove away south on Harlem, police said.
The other driver returned to his van, called 911 and caught up to Joyce near Harlem and Ogden avenues. Again, he got out of his vehicle to confront Joyce. After Joyce again tried to drive away, the man jumped on the hood and was able to stay there while Joyce, according to reports, did "two continuous U-turns" in the 3700 block of Harlem near
The van's driver held onto the hood the entire time but eventually got off when the car stopped about a minute later, police said. When the first officer arrived, he found Joyce "holding a crowbar in his hand threatening" the other man, according to the news release.
Both men were separated and detained while police from
The driver of the van was not injured, police said.
"I am extremely thankful that the victim was not injured,"
He said people involved in such incidents should call 911, copy down a description of the vehicle and its license plates, and follow at a safe speed.
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