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NYPD Officer Charged With Assault, Harassment

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York City police officer was arrested and charged with assault and harassment this week in Queens.

Officer Sidd Yousafzai, 31, was arrested at 5:07 p.m. Monday within the 107th Precinct – which includes the Kew Gardens Hills, Jamaica Estates and Fresh Meadows sections of Queens, police said.

Police did not provide additional details. But DNAInfo reported he was off-duty on the time and got into a physical fight with his wife. The woman suffered minor injuries, but was not hospitalized, the publication reported.

Yousafzai works in the Midtown North Precinct, the publication reported.

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