17-year-old suspected of attacking 2 officers in Times Square arrested in the Bronx

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Teen taken into custody after Times Square attack
A 17 year old was taken into custody Tuesday in connection to the Times Square attack on NYPD officers.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A 17-year-old boy suspected of attacking two police officers in Times Square last month was taken into custody in the Bronx on Tuesday.

The teen was taken into custody by federal agents. He was arrested and charged with assault around 6:40 p.m.

The original attack happened on Jan. 27 when an NYPD police lieutenant and an officer were assaulted by a group of men in Times Square.

The NYPD has said as many as 14 people were involved.

Just last week, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office released police body camera footage of the attack and the moments leading up to it.

Officials release shocking police body camera video of the attack on two NYPD officers in Times Square last month.

Seven men have been indicted in the case so far.

Police are still looking for several more suspects.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


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