Police officer assaulted in West Nyack

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A police officer was assaulted Monday after three suspects allegedly stole from a West Nyack store.

The incident happened at Lord and Taylor in the Palisades Center Mall.

Police say Jayquan Nash and Jackie Whitehead were caught filling a bag with stolen merchandise. They say a third suspect fled the scene.

Officials say while placing Whitehead in her cell, she kicked an officer in the knee.

They say that officer was treated and released from the Nyack Hospital emergency room. 

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