Off-Duty NYPD Officer Accused Of Punching Man In The Bronx
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.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- 2 Police Officers Injured In Cliffside Park Accident
- Thousands Attend Funeral For Fallen Officer Rafael Ramos
- Authorities Probe Fire That Left Disabled Man Dead In Edison, N.J.
- AirAsia Plane With 162 On Board Goes Missing In Indonesia
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)