Two female officers were doused with water around 7 p.m. Sunday night on the corner of Boston Road and East 173rd Street.
The incident was captured on video and shared by the Sergeants Benevolent Association on Wednesday.
NYPD Cops are in DANGER! Another video of water buckets being tossed. O’Neill needs to go before we get another cop killed! TERRENCE where’s the Arrest. No more tough talking, stop blaming the cops if you can’t handle the job perhaps you and O’Neill should find new work! pic.twitter.com/Nl8PqUE8Zc— SBA (@SBANYPD) July 24, 2019
Police said Friday that Robert Perez, 24, is one of about a dozen people seen on the video footage before some throw buckets of water at the officers.
The officers walked away without taking any action.
Police say Perez returned to the same location the next day and threw water at a man, destroying his phone.
The arrest comes the same week that three others were charged in connection to similar water dousing incidents against NYPD officers.
Meanwhile, police released images of several suspects involved in NYPD water dousing incident near 7th Avenue and 115th Street in Harlem on July 21. Police are offering rewards of up to $2,500.
🚨WANTED🚨for AN ASSAULT at 7th Avenue and 115th Street. #Harlem #Manhattan on 07/21/19 @ 8:00 PM 💰Reward up to $2500👓Seen Them? Know who they are?☎️Call 1-800-577-TIPS or DM us!📞Calls are CONFIDENTIAL! #YourCityYourCall pic.twitter.com/LkLZnei4kR— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) July 27, 2019
Anyone with information in regards to the above incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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