Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Cop stabbed in Harlem; suspect arrested at scene Injuries not considered life-threatening

A city police officer was stabbed in head and wounded in a confrontation with an emotionally disturbed man in East Harlem Tuesday morning, police said.

The 26-year-old suspect was arrested nearby and the officer was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition.

His wounds are not considered life-threatening.

The 10:45 a.m. incident occurred at Third Ave. and E. 107th St. when police were sent there to deal with a man described as mentally ill.

A police source said the man stabbed the cop once in the left side of the head and once in the arm.

The was nabbed two blocks away, at E. 109th St.

It wasn't immediately clear what prompted the attack.

Read more: www.nydailynews.com

No comments:

Post a Comment