On Friday, April 14, 2017, at approximately 10:35 p.m., a plainclothes officer was in the vicinity of Willis Avenue and East 137 Street suffered a severe laceration to his right bicep and brachial artery during the course of a foot pursuit. The officer was removed to Lincoln Hospital where he is currently in stable condition.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.