2 Arrested After Officer Threatened With Knife in Brooklyn: NYPD - NBC New York

2 Arrested After Officer Threatened With Knife in Brooklyn: NYPD



    Officers Shot at Man Who Threatened Them With Knife: NYPD

    Police fired at a suspect who allegedly menaced a sergeant with a knife early Friday in Brooklyn. Katherine Creag reports. (Published Friday, June 12, 2015)

    Police have arrested two men following a police-involved shooting in which a sergeant was menaced with a knife last week in Brooklyn.

    Corey Prescod, 26, and Arthur Whaley, 25, were charged in the June 12 incident, police said.

    Authorities say that after 4 a.m., police said a sergeant and two officers in plainclothes were driving down East 19th Street between Glenwood Road and Foster Avenue in Flatbush when they saw three men stripping a vehicle.

    Police stopped to arrest one of the suspects, identified as a man in his 20s.

    As officers were cuffing the man, one of the suspects allegedly threatened the sergeant with a knife, police said. The sergeant fired one round and the suspects ran away.

    It wasn’t clear if either of the suspects was shot. The officers were uninjured.

    A knife was recovered at the scene.

    Prescod was charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property, petit larceny and auto stripping. Whaley is charged with two counts of grand larceny, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief, menacing and four counts of criminal possession of a weapon. It was not immediately clear if either had an attorney.

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