NYPD officer stabbed in neck by woman in Brooklyn

An NYPD officer is recovering after he was stabbed in the neck while on duty in Brooklyn.

News 12 Staff

Jan 14, 2021, 2:38 PM

Updated 1,226 days ago

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NYPD officer stabbed in neck by woman in Brooklyn
An NYPD officer is recovering after he was stabbed in the neck while on duty in Brooklyn.
Police responded to a call of emotionally disturbed person inside of 5213 6th Ave. Wednesday afternoon. There they say officers spoke with 29-year-old Marielee Jimenez, who was acting erratically.
Authorities say Jimenez lunged at the officers with a cutting tool and stabbed one of officers in the neck, causing a puncture wound.
The officer was taken to Maimonides Medical Center in stable condition.
Jimenez was arrested and charged with assault, menacing, resisting arrest and criminal possession of a weapon.


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