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Road rage suspect in viral videos involving vehicle with plate no. '8' nabbed


Authorities arrested on Tuesday night the suspect in two road rage incidents involving the use of a vehicle with a license plate number of "8".

The suspect, identified as Jojo Valerio, was arrested at Baketeers Bar and Grill in Tarlac City by operatives from Police Regional Office 3 and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group.

Valerio is said to be a member of the Lil Eyes Band.

According to police, tracker teams were able to get initial info  from the first victim of the road rage incident that occurred Saturday along Congressional Avenue in Quezon City.

They were then able to find witnesses in Mabalacat, Pampanga who confirmed the identity of the suspect as seen in another viral video of a road rage incident taken on Sunday in Balibago, Angeles City. In the video, a man could be seen hitting the driver of a red car. In front of the car was the SUV bearing the plate number "8".

Police said the suspect was positively identified by the victim.

Tracker teams were able to get information about the band's next performance in Tarlac City. The suspect reportedly boarded a Starex van going to Tarlac.

After his arrest, the suspect was brought to Station 4 of the Angeles City Police Office for proper disposition.

Police are still looking for the SUV, an FJ Cruiser, with a plate number of "8" which was the vehicle involved in the road rage incidents.

The plate number "8" is issued to members of the House of Representatives. —KG, GMA News