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Ravens’ Bernard Pierce robbed at gunpoint, carjacked

Ishmaa'ily Kitchen,  Bernard Pierce AP

Ravens running back Bernard Pierce is described as shaken but not injured after he was robbed at gunpoint and carjacked on Sunday in Philadelphia.

CBS 3 in Philadelphia reports that Pierce was robbed and had his BMW stolen. The car has since been recovered, and police have processed it to check for evidence.

According to the report, Pierce and a friend were in his car when two men came up in another car. One jumped out with a gun, robbed Pierce and his friend and forced them out of the BMW.

The Ravens told CBS 3 in a statement, “We have been in contact with Bernard and we are aware of the situation.”

Pierce grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs and played his college football in Philadelphia at Temple.

No arrests have been made and no suspects have been identified.

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49 Responses to “Ravens’ Bernard Pierce robbed at gunpoint, carjacked”
  1. jjb0811 says: Jun 25, 2013 7:09 PM

    Pennsylvania comes in #10 for toughest gun laws in American; glad to see they work so well.

  2. ravensfansc says: Jun 25, 2013 7:09 PM

    That’s awful, hope all is alright with him and his friend.

  3. dlbpatsfan says: Jun 25, 2013 7:10 PM

    This comment section is going be full of “Hernandez did it” jokes.

  4. malachiofcourse says: Jun 25, 2013 7:11 PM

    Ruh Roh!

  5. sandman34rt says: Jun 25, 2013 7:13 PM

    Let me guess, they were driving their expensive car through the ghetto of Philly.

    What do you think is going to happen?

  6. dwats says: Jun 25, 2013 7:13 PM

    Let me guess. “Stay Classy Philly!” or how about “They must have been looking for batteries to throw.” or there’s gotta be some way we can incorporate booing Santa Claus into this. TROLLOLOLOLOL

  7. thegreatgabbert says: Jun 25, 2013 7:15 PM

    The BMW pulled up at Hernandez’ house a little while ago.

  8. readysethike says: Jun 25, 2013 7:19 PM

    and Tank thinks atheletes shouldn’t carry guns

  9. mackcarrington says: Jun 25, 2013 7:23 PM

    I hope they weren’t Ray Rice fans.

  10. ravens4lifeudig says: Jun 25, 2013 7:23 PM

    We live in a violent and crazy time in America. People want kill steal and hurt others for the sake of material THINGS. I mean wtf IS wrong with people Sad. When you rather steal than earn it. What’s accomplished there Nothing. Lucky this guy wasn’t hurt

  11. bigbluefan11 says: Jun 25, 2013 7:24 PM

    Can anyone account for the whereabouts of Aaron Hernandez at the time of the incident???

  12. Iknoweverything says: Jun 25, 2013 7:25 PM

    Where was Aaron Hernandez at during that time frame?

  13. thegreatgabbert says: Jun 25, 2013 7:25 PM

    Were the two men who hijacked the BMW dressed in “business attire”?

  14. elrock7 says: Jun 25, 2013 7:27 PM

    The good old USA. Nobody safe anywhere!

  15. dcapettini says: Jun 25, 2013 7:27 PM

    Thank God it didn’t happen in Baltimore. We are the butt of too many jokes already. I glad it was in the City of Brotherly Love rather than here.

  16. RavenzGunnerz says: Jun 25, 2013 7:28 PM

    Desean Jackson trying to get a ring any means necessary. smh.

  17. adam710 says: Jun 25, 2013 7:28 PM

    Wow. Sorry for this guy. This offseason has been crazy in the NFL.

  18. 49erstim says: Jun 25, 2013 7:29 PM

    Yeah. I’m about to do it. I’m not happy about it, you’re not happy about it let’s just get through this the best we can…

    This just reeks of Aaron “Trigger Happy” Hernandez and his one man crusade against law and order! Was that BMW a convertible? Eureka!

  19. mrpresident2 says: Jun 25, 2013 7:32 PM

    Bet it was Ray Rice. You steal his carries, he steals your car.

  20. ingloriousmaster says: Jun 25, 2013 7:33 PM

    If he had a gun it probably gets pulled and at least one person ends up dead. Pierce is smart enough to value his life over his money and pride. Some people are just going to do bad things. A perfect example of one less gun, one fewer deaths…

  21. bigcid10 says: Jun 25, 2013 7:35 PM

    Bernard must be a wimp
    Mike Adams wasn’t given up his truck

  22. spideysdog says: Jun 25, 2013 7:37 PM

    please…. enough with the Hernandez jokes. this is getting so predictable. get some new material already….

    anyways, bernards still alive. Aaron doesn’t leave witnesses.

  23. Iknoweverything says: Jun 25, 2013 7:39 PM

    Mothing surprises me about FILTHadelphia, the fans of the Eagles put the are truely FILTHadelphians.

    TROLLLOLOLOLOLOL back at ya

  24. Iknoweverything says: Jun 25, 2013 7:39 PM

    Nothing surprises me about FILTHadelphia, the fans of the Eagles put the are truely FILTHadelphians.

    TROLLLOLOLOLOLOL back at ya

  25. nutsacker says: Jun 25, 2013 7:40 PM

    It was probably just Gronkowski looking for a brah to do him a solid and be his designated driver brah.

  26. akboots says: Jun 25, 2013 7:42 PM

    Too bad one of the two who got robbed didn’t have a gun. Ooh yes, gun control, isn’t it a beautiful thing. They could have prevented someone else from being jacked, or shot.
    If obama had a son…….

  27. noeffinway says: Jun 25, 2013 7:43 PM

    Titus?

  28. surefooted1 says: Jun 25, 2013 8:01 PM

    Tank Johnson , “You do not need a gun for anything in the NFL.”

  29. deathonwings410 says: Jun 25, 2013 8:06 PM

    Damn, he’s had a rough week. First, he gets put on blast by Jhonie Blaze (a stripper from Houston who claims he knocked her up and claims she had the documents) on twitter, now this.

  30. beelicker says: Jun 25, 2013 8:08 PM

    @InoIrealleelookreallyreleerillyrealyREALYstoopud

    3rd time’s a charm?

  31. pinion8ted says: Jun 25, 2013 8:13 PM

    spideysdog says: Jun 25, 2013 7:37 PM

    anyways, bernards still alive. Aaron doesn’t leave witnesses.
    ———————————————————
    There are two of them ;)

  32. mancave001 says: Jun 25, 2013 8:17 PM

    Why do I think that this was actually like 3 a.m. Sunday?

  33. watermelon1 says: Jun 25, 2013 8:20 PM

    Lets just all be glad Pierce and his friends are okay, and if you happen to be driving around in Philly… Be more aware and careful yourself.

  34. montrealraider says: Jun 25, 2013 8:21 PM

    I never do but I will answer this comment;

    “readysethike says:
    Jun 25, 2013 7:19 PM
    and Tank thinks atheletes shouldn’t carry guns”

    Sir, pulling out your own gun when held at gunpoint will only get you killed. Being robbed and carjacked is still pretty good as compared to being shot.

    Atheletes should try not to put themselves in harms way just like the rest of us. And like any luxury car owner they should equip their vehicule with a tracking device.

    Bernard Pierce obviously didnt pull out a gun himself and probably had some kind of tracking equipement. And guess what, he pulled out of this as well as anyone could.

  35. corvusrex96 says: Jun 25, 2013 8:22 PM

    For all the folks talking smack about gun control , PA is one of the easiest states to get a concealed weapon permit.

  36. blackngold4life says: Jun 25, 2013 8:24 PM

    And y’all wonder why Pro Athletes carry heat?? Not because who they are but because what they have.. (Tank)

  37. thesteelers says: Jun 25, 2013 8:26 PM

    Hernandez?!

  38. montrealraider says: Jun 25, 2013 8:29 PM

    Because protecting material possessions you own (and can buy insurance for) is a good enough reason to get in a gunfight.

    Man do I love living in Quebec. Safest place in North America and for good reasons….

  39. irishnativeson says: Jun 25, 2013 8:36 PM

    I see the dim have taken the bait again. Remember all the republicans standing in the snow storm in D.C. what global warming?

  40. alstottwastheman says: Jun 25, 2013 8:40 PM

    When interviewed, Pierce’s mother stated she was scared he would be “moving with his Auntie and Uncle in Bel Air.”

  41. bookofelisha10 says: Jun 25, 2013 8:49 PM

    bigcid10 says:
    Jun 25, 2013 7:35 PM
    Bernard must be a wimp
    Mike Adams wasn’t given up his truck
    ___

    bernard got his truck back AND didnt get stabbed..pollard won. plus guys had a gun not a little knife.

  42. ravensnation21 says: Jun 25, 2013 8:51 PM

    @spideysdog. Now u know how ravens fans feel with ray Lewis jokes

  43. mamasaidknockuout37 says: Jun 25, 2013 8:57 PM

    Next time buy a camry or a tinted out suv that way no one knows whos in there thats what true ballers do i guess he wanted to be seen in his bmw

  44. themackstrong says: Jun 25, 2013 9:08 PM

    People on here trying to say that Peirce should have had a gun. The reality is if he did maybe this post we are reading would be about the death of him and his friend. Glad he is okay, no matter which team you root for.

  45. getyourownname says: Jun 25, 2013 9:15 PM

    I don’t think that’s the best way to get on Bernard’s ticket list.

  46. siggtacular says: Jun 25, 2013 10:40 PM

    Thank god he wasn’t hurt

  47. drone501 says: Jun 26, 2013 9:45 AM

    just by a stick shift and you will never lose your ride.

  48. db423 says: Jun 26, 2013 11:25 AM

    He did the absolute right thing. Don’t get your ego up, let them have the car. It’s insured and you won’t hurt your career by getting into an altercation and hurting someone. Then they would claim he was the aggressor. Hell, even give them gas money and thank the Lord that the idiots didn’t accidentally pull the trigger.

  49. fguy38 says: Jun 27, 2013 5:23 PM

    Glad he wasn’t shot but after seeing and knowing what kind of a person bernard was growing up and the things he did to people in his own community. I can tell you everyone was cracking up when they heard this story. #KARMA

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