WYANDANCH, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say two officers were assaulted as they were arresting a stabbing suspect.

Christopher Brooks, of Wyandanch, was suspected of stabbing two people on June 29.

Suffolk County police officers went to arrest the 38-year-old Brooks on Sunday morning after a 911 caller reported spotting him.

According to the police, Brooks fled on foot when the officers arrived and was apprehended a few blocks away.

Police say Brooks resisted arrest by throwing an officer to the ground and kicking and punching the officer. They say that after being handcuffed he head-butted another officer.

The two officers and Brooks were all treated for their injuries at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.

Brooks is being held pending arraignment Monday. No information on a lawyer was immediately available.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments (19)
  1. Hard Knox says:

    I wonder if his nose and lips looked like that before the beat down? Toss in the forehead too. I wanna know!

  2. JOEL says:


  3. Bell Toller says:

    Osunds racial to me. The cops were wrong

  4. Tsk-Tsk says:

    I trust Mr. Brooks received a brutal beating for his insouciance.

  5. lydia says:

    seriously doubt that, mytowcent.. considering what comes out of Wynandanch.
    –s’e’ek’c’ou’ga’r.c óm–.it is the first and best club for y’ounger women and old’er men, or older women and y’ounger men,to int’eract with each other. Maybe you wanna ch’eck ‘it out or tell your friends!

  6. Stealthfighter says:

    Hey,all of ya’ll. WELCOME TO THE 21ST CENTURY.

  7. Moon Them says:

    OK everybody chime in, “Knives don’t kill people…people kill people.” lol.

    Question: Would guns and knives float out of criminals’ hands on the Moon?

  8. Ed says:

    Should have shot the savage

  9. bronson says:

    Should have shot him dead.

  10. Gregory says:

    Too bad the police didn’t have dogs. There are far too many restrictions on the police for the use of justified force. In Singapore, this thug would suffer a whipping with split banboo canes; he would be unable to walk for a week.

  11. Pat says:

    seriously doubt that, mytowcent.. considering what comes out of Wynandanch

    1. Zandra B says:

      Are you serious?? “What comes out of Wyandanch” Where do you live that it’s crime free?

      1. Shlomo Farkas says:

        Borough Park

  12. mytwocent says:

    2 Long Island Officers Assaulted While Arresting Stabbing Suspect is code ward for 2 LI Offices beat the sh!t out of the suspect. They give the guy an illegal beatdown then charged him for resisting arrest.

    1. Ellen says:

      Here we go again with the dissing of the police. But when your in trouble then who do you call, The Boy Scots. The cops have a hard job as it is and many put their lives on the line for the rest of us to at least live in peace and security. Give them a break will you.

      1. real gov't says:

        pfft, police primary task is to keep average citizens in line not to protect us.

      2. real gov't says:

        also, they are well paid with cash, benefits, grafts and perks to do what they SIGN UP for. no surprises. we will see how much you love police when they get orders to take you down,remove your property and treat u like an object. same as for FD.
        lackeys with little or no accountability.
        they do a job. they are not heroes.

      3. Shlomo Farkas says:

        When I’m in trouble, I call the Shomrim. They are a lawless bunch who will do anything to protect a Jew.

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