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Man Who Sucker Punched NYPD Officer Released Without Bail; Police Unions Tweet Outrage

A New York Police Department officer was punched and wrestled to the ground in Brooklyn this week, and it was all caught on camera.

The Sergeants Benevolent Association tweeted video of the attack Saturday that shows 40-year-old Steven Haynes sucker punch the officer.

The NYPD says the officers had told Haynes to move off of the sidewalk where he had allegedly been drinking alcohol and blocking pedestrians.

More from NBC News here.



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