Man arrested for ramming ATV into police officer

Police have arrested a man who they say attempted to run over a police officer with an ATV. According to investigators, George Evangelista intentionally rammed

The 44-year-old faces several charges, including assault and reckless endangerment.

The 44-year-old faces several charges, including assault and reckless endangerment. (7/7/15)

THE BRONX - Police have arrested a man who they say attempted to run over a police officer with an ATV. 

According to investigators, George Evangelista intentionally rammed the four-wheeler he was riding into a uniformed cop, who was also riding an ATV, on July 4. 

The 44-year-old fled the scene and the officer sustained minor injuries. 

Evangelista now faces several charges, including assault on a police officer and reckless endangerment. 

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