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Credit: Jason Molinet
Credit: Jason Molinet

Police: Hicksville Man Tried to Run Cop Over After Resisting Arrest

A Nassau County cop was injured Sunday when a Hicksville man resisted arrest and attempted to run the policeman over, authorities said. According to detectives, at 4:40 p.m., Muhammad Ali, 21, was located on Wexford Terrace in Fresh Meadows. He was wanted in connection with a Hicksville armed robbery on Jan. 3. Police say he "violently resisted arrest,"  and attempted to flee the scene, crushing an officer between two vehicles. As Ali turned towards a second officer, the cop shot him, police added. The injured officer was taken to North Shore Hospital in Manhasset, where he's being treated with injuries to both legs. Ali was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Learn more.

Cops: Jericho Bank Robbed

Cash from the vault and teller's draw was stolen Saturday morning, Dec. 28, at Citibank in Jericho, say Nassau County Police. The robbery occurred at 9:42 a.m. Police are still seeking the two subjects who are described as black men, 20 years of age, wearing dark clothing, masks and gloves. Read more here.

Cops Still Hunting Citibank Robber

Police are still searching for this man, seen on video surveillance footage above, in connection with a bank robbery that occurred in Garden City three days after Christmas. Learn more.




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