Man in custody after stabbing Westchester police officer: officials

Northern Suburbs

DOBBS FERRY, Westchester — A man slashed a Westchester County police officer Thursday and was quickly taken into custody, local officials said in a Facebook post.

The incident took place near Beacon Hill Drive in the village of Dobbs Ferry while the officer was assigned to assist a Con Edison crew. The local police chief said that the man slashed the officer in the head. The attack appeared to be unprovoked, the post said.

The officer was taken to a hospital but released within hours according to the Dobbs Ferry police chief.

A suspect is in custody and the village says that there is no known danger to the public at this time.

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