By CBSNewYork Team

BELLMORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police arrested a Bellmore man who they said pushed an officer down stairs and spit in a first responder’s face Sunday.

Police responded to a home on Alder Road where they said Anthony Martone, 59, was suffering chest pains and having difficulty breathing around 2 a.m.

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(credit: Nassau County Police Dept.)

Martone allegedly became combative and pushed a responding officer down the stairs and spit in a medic’s face.

Two more officers were hurt, according to police.

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Martone was arrested and taken to the hospital for assessment.

The four responders were also taken to the hospital for treatment.

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Martone faces charges for assault, harassment and resisting arrest.

CBSNewYork Team