New York City police have released a new video of the man who is accused of attacking a group of cops – and the New York Police Department's highes
New York City police have released a new video of the man who is accused of attacking a group of cops – and the New York Police Department’s highest-ranking uniformed member – during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge.
The NYPD’s Crime Stoppers unit shared the video late Wednesday in a tweet that also announced a reward of up to $2,500 for any information that leads to the person’s arrest.
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The footage shows the man, wearing a maroon shirt, khaki pants and a red bandana around his neck, holding the stick in his right hand as he climbs a fence on the bridge and runs from the area.
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Shortly after 10 a.m. on Wednesday, the man allegedly swung the wooden object at a group of high-ranking NYPD members, including Chief of Department Terence Monahan, while they were making an arrest. The assault was caught on video, which was later posted to the NYPD’s Twitter account.
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A different video shows an all-out brawl between officers and protesters, which police said occurred after the initial attack.
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Police said three officers were seriously hurt, including one who suffered an injury to his eye socket. Monahan suffered an injury that was not life-threatening to his hand.
Thirty-seven people from the protest were arrested, police said.
Fox News’ Louis Casiano contributed to this report.