Utica Police officer injured after responding to a fight on Varick Street

A Utica Police officer was injured while responding to a fight on Varick Street Saturday night.

Posted: Oct 13, 2019 10:52 PM

UTICA- A Utica Police officer was injured while responding to a fight on Varick Street Saturday night.

The incident happened near Hamilton Street.

Officials with Utica Police say officers noticed a fight, and when they went to go break it up, 28-year-old Tyreese Lewis from Utica got close enough to one of the officers and punched the officer in the face.

The officer then told Lewis he was under arrest, but he resisted arrest and ultimately had to be taken to the ground where he continued to resist by fighting with several officers who had began helping.

Lewis was taken into custody and charged with:

Assault 2nd (F)
Resisting Arrest (M)
Disorderly Conduct (V)
Harassment 2ns x2 (V)

The officer suffered knee and ankle injuries and will be out of work for several days.

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