View Full Version : 1010 wins error: article says policeman was assualted by fireman

Aug 17th, 2006, 01:03 PM
but they should have said "battered". Battery is when you actually strike someone. Assualt is just when you come at someone as if to strike but you don't necessarily strike them.

NYPD Officer Assaulted by Firefighter

NEW YORK -- A New York City police officer was assaulted and a New York City firefighter was arrested for the attack Thursday morning.

According to reports, the officer was with his girlfriend when he was attacked by her ex-boyfriend in the Ridgewood section of Queens.

The injured officer was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition.

Police said the firefighter, identified as Sean Murray, was arrested early Thursday morning.