It happened near 53rd Avenue in Long Island City.READ MORE: Political Consultant: New York State's Impeachment Of Gov. Cuomo 'Could Get Very Ugly'
Police say the officer, who was not in uniform, was assaulted by as many as nine people.READ MORE: Exclusive Video: Good Samaritans Rescue Wheelchair-Bound Man Who Somehow Fell On Union Square Subway Tracks
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: Broadway Returns After Nearly 17-Month Shutdown With 1st Performances Of 'Pass Over'
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