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Off-duty cop accused of punching man in football game

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The NYPD has arrested one of its own for allegedly assaulting a man while off duty, authorities said.

Authorities arrested Tiquan Carruthers, 29, Sunday evening, March 9, 2014, in the Bronx. Police said the cop allegedly punched a man during a pickup football game in Van Cortlandt Park, the AP reported.

Carruthers is charged with third-degree assault.

The man who was punched was treated at a hospital and released, the AP reported.


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