Police Officer Dyshawn Pitt arrested, NYPD says

Police Officer Dyshawn Pitt arrested, NYPD says

The officer was arrested Friday and charged in Brooklyn.

An NYPD car is seen in this undated photo.
An NYPD car is seen in this undated photo. Photo Credit: Jeff Bachner

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.

Polly Higgins