An officer is seen getting sucker-punched while attempting to restrain a woman in this very disturbing video out of Upper Manhattan. It started when two officers spotted a man, identified as Terrell Mitchell, 26, with an open container.
According to the Daily News, as officers approached the man, his sister, Asia Banks, 38, interfered with officers and as they went to apprehend her, Mitchell began punching one of the officers from the side and then twice from behind. Banks herself was punching and scratching and at one point reached for the officer’s gun.
Mitchell fled but was apprehended nearby. Mitchell and Banks were both charged with assaulting an officer.
The Daily News also reported that the officer who was punched was treated for swelling and a cut to his mouth, while his partner suffered scratches on her arm.