Quantcast

Cops seek man who assaulted an officer during a Manhattan burglary arrest

Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a suspect who hit a police officer while they were making an arrest in Manhattan.

According to police, at 2:10 a.m. on June 1 officers on patrol saw a burglary in progress at a convenience store located at 120 Walker Street. While the officers were placing the suspect under arrest, another unknown man hit one of the officers in the head with a glass object and fled the scene.

 The police officer was taken to New York Downtown Hospital where he was treated for lacerations to his head.

The suspect is described as a black man between 20-25 years old. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, white shirt, blue jeans and yellow and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

AMNY Newsletter

Eat it. Drink it. Do it. Tackle the city, with our help.