Madison NJ police officers recently arrested a Union City NJ man accused of assaulting three people, including two cops.
The Madison Police Department got a 911 call around 8:35 a.m. about a fight between two people near the intersection of Main Street and Greenwood Avenue in Madison, New Jersey. Two Madison NJ patrol cops were sent to the scene, where they came across the victim lying on the pavement and suffering from pain in his head and neck.
The two Madison police officers talked to a witness, who told them that the suspect had exited a white box truck and violently attacked the victim. The witness also gave police information about the license plate on the suspect’s vehicle.
The Madison cops soon located the vehicle and approached the suspect. As soon as the police officers got near the suspect, he allegedly punched both of them. According to authorities, the suspect used a closed fist to strike one of the officers in the face.
The police officers eventually subdued the suspect and arrested him.
Thankfully, the police officers were not seriously injured in the attack.
The suspect, a 27-year-old Union City man, has been charged with multiple crimes, including two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, one count of simple assault, and one count of resisting arrest.
After being arrested and processed, the suspect was taken to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, New Jersey. He was being held at the jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.
For further information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “27-Year-Old Man Accused of Attacking 2 Cops in Madison.”