MASSAPEQUA, Long Island (WABC) -- Nassau County police officers arrested a 26-year-old man who allegedly slashed an officer in the face with scissors and bit a sergeant.
On Saturday night, police responded to a call about a disturbance at McCann's Bar and Grill in Massapequa.
According to the NCPD, the suspect, Robert Savage of Massapequa, damaged the windshield wiper of a party bus after being denied entry to the bar.
When officers approached Savage, police say he slashed an officer's cheek with a pair of scissors and attempted to stab that officer in the neck.
The suspect then allegedly bit a sergeant and threw her to the ground, injuring her back, neck and shoulder.
After using an electronic control device, police arrested Savage on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, criminal weapon possession and resisting arrest.
The officer and sergeant were treated for their injuries at a local hospital, and Savage was also taken to a hospital for an unrelated illness.
Man charged with slashing, biting police in Massapequa