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Police: Man Allegedly Attempted To Assault Officer With Baseball Bat In Bronx

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Police are searching for a man who they say tried to assault a police officer with a baseball bat in the Bronx.

According to police, the suspect jumped the turnstile at the Burke Ave subway station in Olinville around 9 a.m. Wednesday.

NY1 is told that when the man was approached, he swung a wooden bat at the officer, then ran.

The bat was recovered and the officer was not injured.

Police say the suspect is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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