Police: Man knocks officer to ground, runs into stranger's home during arrest on Long Island

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Monday, September 5, 2022
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A man is charged with injuring a Nassau County police officer while resisting arrest.

VALLEY STREAM, Long Island (WABC) -- A man is charged with injuring a Nassau County police officer while resisting arrest.

Police say Shane Nicholas, 23, was driving a car pulled over in Valley Stream on Saturday night because it had tinted windows.

A passenger was arrested after police said they found a gun.

Police say as they arrested Nicholas, he swung his arm at officers and knocked one to the pavement, and ran into a stranger's home. He faces charges including assault and burglary.

An officer was treated for dizziness and injuries to his knees and ribs.

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