NYC police officer recovering after injuring arm on duty

A New York City police officer is recovering from surgery after lacerating his arm while on duty.



The incident happened around 10 p.m. near the intersection of East 138th Street and Willis Avenue on Friday.



Police tell News 12 the officer was responding to suspicious activity when he tried to go over a 4-foot fence and slipped. The officer lacerated his bicep and brachial artery.



The officer was taken to Lincoln Hospital and is expected to recover.



Police say no one was apprehended during the incident.


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