Madison New Jersey police arrested a Union City man who allegedly assaulted three people, including two police officers.
The Madison Police Department received a call around 8:35 a.m. about an altercation at the intersection of Main Street and Greenwood Avenue in Madison, NJ. Two Madison patrol officers were dispatched to the scene, where they found the victim suffering from injuries to his head and neck.
The two patrol cops also spoke with a witness, who said that the suspect had gotten out of a white box truck and attacked the victim. The witness also provided police with the license plate of the suspect’s truck.
The Madison NJ police officers then located the vehicle and talked to the suspect. At some point, the suspect allegedly started to punch both of the officers. The suspect allegedly struck at least one of the cops in the face with a closed fist.
After a bit of a struggle, the police officers were ultimately able to subdue the suspect and place him under arrest.
Thankfully, neither of the police officers was seriously injured as a result of the attack. Both officers declined medical attention.
The suspect is a 27-year-old man from Union City, NJ. He faces numerous criminal charges, including two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, one count of simple assault, and one count of resisting arrest.
After being placed under arrest, the suspect was remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown NJ on a $10K bail amount.
For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “27-Year-Old Man Accused of Attacking 2 Cops in Madison.”