UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan — Police are looking for the man accused of breaking a police officer’s leg during a pursuit in Manhattan early Sunday.
Just after 4:30 a.m., police responded to a theft in process at a Duane Reade along Broadway and West 94th Street.
While in route, officers encountered a man and a woman along West 91st Street and Amsterdam Avenue, police said. During a brief foot pursuit, the man, later identified as Lincoln George kicked on of the officers before fleeing.
He was taken to St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital with a broken leg, authorities said.
The woman was taken into custody.
George is described to be 5-feet 11-inches and 170 pounds.
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