Alleged Islamic extremist who attacked NYPD cops with machete ID’d

Alleged Islamic extremist who attacked NYPD cops with machete ID’d

The alleged Islamic extremist who attacked a number of NYPD officers with a machete close to the New 12 months’s Eve ball drop in Instances Sq. has been recognized as 19-year-old Trevor Bickford, a number of legislation enforcement sources stated Sunday.

The cops have been working the New 12 months’s Eve element in Instances Sq. when two of them have been struck within the head with a big knife in what police are investigating as a doable focused assault round 10 p.m., the sources stated. 

One of many cops, who’s assigned to the Police Academy, suffered a laceration to the pinnacle. A Staten Island officer suffered blunt drive trauma to the pinnacle. They have been each taken to Bellevue Hospital. 

A 3rd officer suffered unknown accidents and was taken to Mt. Sinai West. All three have been anticipated to recuperate.

A number of cops have been working the New 12 months’s Eve element in Instances Sq. when somebody struck two cops within the head with a big knife. Robert Mecea

One of many cops shot Bickford within the shoulder after he approached them on Eighth Avenue between 51st and 52nd Avenue.Paul Martinka

One of many cops suffered a laceration to the pinnacle, and a Staten Island officer suffered blunt-force trauma to the pinnacle.

Paul Martinka

The cops who have been attacked with the massive knife have been outdoors the safety screening zone, officers stated.

Paul Martinka

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An image of the machete allegedly used to assault a rookie NYPD officer close to Instances Sq.
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One of many cops shot Bickford, who lives in Wells, Maine, within the shoulder after he approached them on Eighth Avenue between 51st and 52nd Avenue, the sources stated. 

The cops who have been attacked with the massive knife have been outdoors the safety screening zone, officers stated.

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