Violent arrest for shoplifting in Port Chester leaves officers injured

One officer was head-butted by the man, while the other sustained a hand injury during the incident.

Mar 25, 2024, 10:01 AM

Updated 19 days ago

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Two Port Chester police officers are recovering from injuries following a violent arrest.
According to officials, the incident occurred on Saturday when officers confronted a 28-year-old man suspected of shoplifting.
The situation escalated into a struggle after the man was informed he would be arrested.
One officer was head-butted by the man, while the other sustained a hand injury during the incident.
Police have not disclosed the location of the incident, but have stated that they are increasing their presence in targeted areas.


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