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NYPD cop wrestles with unhinged, ‘disorderly’ attacker inside Brooklyn Target

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An unhinged man attacked an NYPD cop inside a Brooklyn Target on Tuesday and tried to choke the lawman as they wrestled on the bottom, new video exhibits.

The violent encounter occurred simply after 2 p.m. when the cop noticed the person appearing “disorderly and flipping items on shelves onto the ground” within the Atlantic Terminal Mall retailer, in line with the NYPD.

The 44-year-old man, recognized as Henroy Johnson, threatened the cop with a bottle earlier than wrestling the officer to the bottom and punching him with a closed fist, police mentioned.

At one level, Johnson seems to attempt to strangle the cop whereas the officer is on his again, the video exhibits.

Johnson, who has an tackle on Bowery in Manhattan, was arrested and charged with assault of a police officer, resisting, menacing and obstruction, in line with the NYPD.

An NYPD officer was attacked inside the Target at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn on Nov. 23, 2021.
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An unhinged man attacked an NYPD cop inside a Brooklyn Target on Tuesday and tried to choke the lawman as they wrestled on the ground, new video shows.
The cop was left with bruises and scratches after the wrestle with Johnson.
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The cop, who was working paid element at Target, was handled on scene for bruises and scratches to his head, eyes and cheek, police mentioned.

Police Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch known as the video “incredibly disturbing.”

An unhinged man attacked an NYPD cop inside a Brooklyn Target on Tuesday and tried to choke the lawman as they wrestled on the ground, new video shows.
The cop noticed Johnson appearing “disorderly” earlier than the encounter turned bodily.
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An unhinged man attacked an NYPD cop inside a Brooklyn Target on Tuesday and tried to choke the lawman as they wrestled on the ground, new video shows.
Johnson tried to choke the cop as the 2 wrestled on the bottom.
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An unhinged man attacked an NYPD cop inside a Brooklyn Target on Tuesday and tried to choke the lawman as they wrestled on the ground, new video shows.
The incident occurred at Target within the Atlantic Terminal Mall on Nov. 23, 2021.
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An unhinged man attacked an NYPD cop inside a Brooklyn Target on Tuesday and tried to choke the lawman as they wrestled on the ground, new video shows.
No one appeared to assist the officer as he struggled with the unhinged man.
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“We have a police officer in distress, and nobody helps him. Is this the city we want?” Lynch mentioned in an announcement. “Has this turn out to be regular? It has to cease. We want your assist.

“We need your help on the street, and we need your help to force our reckless elected officials to do their job.”

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