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: Doctors Seeing More Neck, Back Pain Related To Working From Home
Police say officers were chasing the man after he allegedly assaulted a pedestrian. The man then jumped into the river.READ MORE: Harrison School District Taking Action To Bring All Students Back Into Classrooms Full Time In Coming Weeks
Two officers had to be treated at the hospital.
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