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Viral Video Shows Barstool Sports's Dave Portnoy Witness Car Thief Escape Chicago Police On State Street

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Dave Portnoy, founder of the popular blog Barstool Sports, was making a Twitter video outside a State Street pizza place when chaos broke out right behind him.

Video Transcript

- Going viral tonight, a crime caught on camera in downtown Chicago. You may recognize this guy. It's Dave Portnoy, founder of the popular blog, Barstool Sports. He was making this Twitter video outside a State Street pizza place when chaos broke out right behind him.

DAVE PORTNOY: Try it.

- Let's do it.

DAVE PORTNOY: You do the [INAUDIBLE]

- I just took it.

- Look at this. Look at this shit. [BLEEP] All right. I don't know what's going on right now.

- Police tell us a man saw his stolen car on the street there and flagged down nearby officers. The car thief hit the gas and slammed right into the officer's SUV before taking off. No one was hurt, but the car thief is still on the loose.