Nassau County police accused a Great Neck man of spitting and kicking cops while they tried to arrest him Monday.
Police said officers from the county’s Third Precinct were dispatched in response to a disturbance at the intersection of Mineola Boulevard and Grant Avenue in Mineola on Monday night.
There, they found 27-year-old Gerzon Maudial Hernandez of in Great Neck “acting irate,” officials said.
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As police began to conduct an investigation at the scene, Hernandez became physically aggressive towards the officers, according to the police. Officers tried to place Hernandez under arrest, at which point he began spitting and kicking the officers and a police medic, officials said.
The officers and medic were able to subdue Hernandez and place him into a stretcher before a county police ambulance took him to a nearby hospital for further assessment, cops said.
A pair of officers were also taken to a nearby hospital to treat hand injuries they suffered while trying to arrest Hernandez, officials said.
Hernandez was charged with two counts of second-degree assault, second-degree harassment, false personation and resisting arrest, according to a news release.
Officials said he was arraigned on Tuesday, but efforts to reach a law enforcement representative for further update on the arraignment were unavailing.