Cops are looking for a guy who attacked an off-duty officer in Sheepshead Bay.


Off-duty cop attacked from behind in Sheepshead Bay

November 12, 2018 - 11:49 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops are looking for a guy who attacked one of their own.

The 29-year-old off-duty officer was walking his dog on Williams Court and East 11th Street in Sheepshead Bay last Thursday, when he was approached by a man from behind.

He said the attacker threatened him in Russian and then laid into him. The officer suffered a broken cheekbone and several lacerations.

Anyone with information should contact the NYPD's Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at, on Twitter @NYPDTips, or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.