NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was placed under arrest after he was rescued from the East River.
The NYPD Harbor Unit pulled the man from the water near Pike Street on Thursday afternoon.READ MORE: 28-Year-Old Man Burned When Gas Explosion Blows Out Garage At Perth Amboy Home
Police say officers were chasing the man after he allegedly assaulted a pedestrian. The man then jumped into the river.READ MORE: Police: Hennawi Salem Charged With Sexually Assaulting Women At Connecticut Furniture Store
Two officers had to be treated at the hospital.
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