A Bronx man is under arrest after police said he tried to take a gun from a police officer at Monroe College.
According to police, Ronald Santos walked up to the officer, who was on paid duty, at around 7:35 p.m. on Tuesday and tried to remove the officer’s weapon from its holster.
A struggle ensued, but the officer was able to maintain control of the gun, police said. A campus security guard also jumped in to help take Santos into custody, the NYPD said.
The officer sustained a knee injury during the incident and was treated at Jacobi Medical Center, according to police.
Santos is charged with robbery, assault on a police officer, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and harassment, police said.