It happened near 53rd Avenue in Long Island City.READ MORE: Fruit Stand Worker Injured In East Side Crash Still In Pain, But Grateful To Be Alive: 'I Thank God Morning And Night'
Police say the officer, who was not in uniform, was assaulted by as many as nine people.READ MORE: Queens Neighbor Holds Rally In Solidarity With Asian-American Community
He was taken to a local hospital with bruises to his neck, head, shoulder and knee.
There’s no word on a motive, but police say another jogger was attacked by a group of people Thursday.MORE NEWS: Child Hit By Fire Truck, Seriously Injured On Staten Island
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