Police are searching for a man who assaulted a police officer in Brooklyn Friday night.
The assault took place at around 10:50 a.m. inside the Gates Ave J train subway station, where police say they observed 25-year-old Michael Ellison using a student metro card. As police tried arrest Ellison, they say he resisted, knocking a female officer down a flight of stairs before fleeing.
The officer sustained two broken ankles and a laceration to the head requiring 10 stitches.
Ellison is described as being approximately 6 feet tall, 185 pounds, with a tattoo on the rights side of his neck of the word "Smoove."
Anyone with information in regards to this 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.