It happened near 53rd Avenue in Long Island City.READ MORE: Suffolk Police: Franklyn Charles, 18, Charged In Crash That Killed Jennifer Figueroa, 30, In Wyandanch
Police say the officer, who was not in uniform, was assaulted by as many as nine people.READ MORE: Alec Baldwin Was Told Gun Was "Cold" Before Fatal Movie Set Shooting, Court Records Show
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: Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
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