NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Tuesday renewed a call to find one of the remaining suspects in an attack on two police lieutenants during protests on the Brooklyn Bridge last month.
Police continue to search for “suspect number one” in the Dec. 13 attack on lieutenants Philip Chan and Patrick Sullivan. The suspect allegedly pulled Chan and hit him in the back of the left shoulder during the incident, which happened during protests of the Eric Garner grand jury decision.
There is a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect, police said.
Five of the seven suspects in the attack have been arrested and charged.
Most recently on New Year’s Day, Jarrod Shanahan, 29, was charged with two counts of assault on a police officer, as well as resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration, and rioting. Jarrod Shanahan, 29, was charged with two counts of assault on a police officer, as well as resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration, and rioting.
The melee began when police arrested Baruch College professor Eric Linsker. Investigators said he triggered the melee when he tried to throw metal garbage cans over the bridge railing at officers.
NYPD Chief of Manhattan Detectives William Aubry said Murray is the seen on video punching Chan twice.
Anyone with information about the remaining suspects or anyone who has additional cell phone photos or videos is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477), visit the Crime Stoppers website or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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