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.READ MORE: 8-Year-Old Bronx Girl Dies After Decorative Railing Collapses On Her
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.READ MORE: Clear Water On The Jersey Shore Dazzling Visitors
Martone was arrested and taken to the hospital for assessment.
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Martone faces charges for assault, harassment and resisting arrest.