Off-Duty Cop Trades Gunshots with Thieves Who Robbed Him: NYPD - NBC New York

Off-Duty Cop Trades Gunshots with Thieves Who Robbed Him: NYPD

The robbers took the officer's watch, ring and necklace

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    An off-duty NYPD officer traded gunshots with a gang of thieves who had robbed him early Saturday morning in Brooklyn, police said.

    The officer, whose identity wasn't disclosed, was approached by six men at about 3:30 a.m. in the Bushwick neighborhood.

    The men took the officer's watch, ring and necklace and then one of the robbers fired a shot that missed the officer, investigators said.

    The officer was carrying his service weapon and fired a shot at the robbers as they fled, but didn't hit anyone.

    The robbery occurred in the area of Wyckoff Avenue and Grove Street.

    No arrests have been reported.

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