Police Officer Assaulted in BK Train Station

The assault took place at around 10:50 a.m. inside the Gates Ave J train subway station

Saturday, Sep 8, 2012  |  Updated 10:21 AM EDT
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Police Officer Assaulted in BK Train Station

NYPD

Michael Ellison is wanted by police for assaulting an officer in a Brooklyn subway station Friday.

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.
 

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