Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Off-Duty Officer Tiquan Carruthers Accused of Punching Man

A New York City police officer is accused of punching a man during a pickup football game in the Bronx.

Police say the off-duty officer allegedly punched the man in the face after getting into an argument with him during a game in Van Cortlandt Park Sunday afternoon.

The victim was treated at a hospital and released.

Police say the 29-year-old officer, Tiquan Carruthers, faces assault charges. He's been placed on modified duty.

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