WATCH -- NYPD Officers Hit with Bottles amid Struggle with Crowd: 'The Criminal Element Is Emboldened'

WATCH — NYPD Officers Hit with Bottles amid Struggle with Crowd: ‘The Criminal Element Is Emboldened’


New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers were hit with bottles during an altercation in the Bronx on Sunday evening.

It happened on the corner of East 168th Street and Sheridan Avenue as officers tried to disperse a disorderly crowd, NBC New York reported Tuesday.

When officers tried to arrest someone, bottles were seen hitting them or being hurled past them.

NYPD Crime Stoppers shared video footage of the crowd at the scene. One person appeared to pick something up off the ground, then throw it across the street.

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Suspects allegedly hurled glass bottles at the officers, and one officer was hurt, the post said:

🚨WANTED-ASSAULT: 7/31/22 at approx. 8:05PM, E 168 St & Sheridan @NYPD44PCT Bronx. The suspects threw glass bottles

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