A New York City police officer was brutally bashed in the head with a fire extinguisher during a riot near Herald Square.The officer was attempting to make an arrest when he was attacked, the New York Post reports. The 25-year-old officer can be seen on video bleeding profusely from the wound. The officer needed a number of stitches and suffered a concussion.
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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.
And the lawlessness continues ….. seen here is a police officer assaulted with a fire extinguisher while attempting to arrest a suspect past the 8PM curfew. pic.twitter.com/4d0zqRZvCD
— ᴊ. ʙᴀʟᴀɴᴋᴀ (@JBalanka) June 3, 2020