ROOSEVELT N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man faces multiple charges after police said he assaulted an officer while resisting arrest.
It started when police responded to a home on Eddy Road in Roosevelt where there was a reported disturbance around 11:45 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: New York City Marriage Bureau Resumes In-Person Weddings By Appointment Only
Police said they determined Bernard Norwood, 37, assaulted a woman and tried to arrest him.
Police said Norwood was combative, flailed his arms and struck an officer’s nose and face, causing the officer to bleed.READ MORE: Judge Rules Mayor De Blasio, Former NYPD Commissioner Will Not Have To Take Stand In Inquiry Into Eric Garner's Death
Norwood was eventually taken into custody. He and the officer were taken to the hospital.
The woman declined medical treatment, police said.MORE NEWS: Infant Girl, Mother Injured When Car Crashes Into Yonkers Store
Norwood faces second degree assault, third degree assault, child endangerment and resisting arrest charges.