Six British Army rugby players were charged late last week with attacking an off-duty NYPD officer following a bar fight in Murray Hill, according to published reports.
Off-duty NYPD officer Kelly Hughes, 24, was arrested around 9:30 a.m.
Authorities say the off-duty officer was sitting in his personal car on Avenue A when two men walked up to him Saturday morning and tried to carjack him.
A New York City police officer is fighting for his life after being punched by a man who claimed to be acting as a Good Samaritan.
The man was in stable condition. The officers were not seriously injured and five people are in custody.
Police said Francisco Tomas of Riverhead was driving on Middle Country Road in Ridge when he struck the other car. The officer was in stable condition following the accident.
An off-duty Newark police officer has shot a man who allegedly tried to rob him at gunpoint.
A New York Police Department officer was off duty and getting her hair done when an armed bandit came in and announced a holdup. Police say she coolly drew her own pistol and exchanged fire.
The suspect, named as Winston Cox, tried robbing a beauty salon where an off-duty police officer was getting her hair done, police said.