News Police Officer Dyshawn Pitt arrested, NYPD says An NYPD car is seen in this undated photo. Photo Credit: Diana Colapietro By Polly Higgins firstname.lastname@example.org Updated January 30, 2016 6:57 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email An off-duty NYPD officer was arrested Friday on assault charges after he allegedly punched his girlfriend, police said. Dyshawn Pitt was "arrested for punching his girlfriend and damaging a TV stand," police said. Pitt was charged with assault and criminal mischief at the 79th Precinct in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. No other information about the alleged incident, including where it occured, has been released. By Polly Higgins email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.