2 men wanted in attack on NYPD traffic agent in East Village

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Monday, April 3, 2023
NYPD traffic agent attacked in East Village
An NYPD traffic agent was attacked and beaten while on the job Saturday in the East Village.

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police in Manhattan are searching for the two men who attacked an NYPD traffic agent.

It happened while the agent was on the job just after 8 a.m. Saturday on East 3rd Street in the East Village.

One of the men spit at him, began throwing garbage at him, and shoved him through a closed door, while the other person then threatened him with a knife.

They then took off eastbound on 3rd Street. Fortunately, the traffic agent was not injured.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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