NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — An NYPD officer was arrested this past weekend, on allegations that he punched a man during a pickup football game in the Bronx.
Tiquan Carruthers, 29, was arrested at 6:25 p.m. Sunday in the Bronx, police said.
Carruthers was off-duty when he allegedly punched the man in the face after getting into an argument with him during a game in Van Cortlandt Park Sunday afternoon, police said.
The victim was treated at a hospital and released.
Carruthers was charged with assault. He has been placed on modified duty.
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