SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, Queens — It’s been more than 48 hours, and a man evading police in Queens remains up on a tree, authorities said.
Officers first responded to a domestic between the man and his mother near 226th Street and 145th Avenue on Wednesday, officials said. When police arrived, they realized the man had a warrant out for an alleged prior assault.
Officers tried to serve the warrant, but the man fled to the roof, then jumped on the tree around 1 p.m. on Wednesday, police said.
As of 1 p.m. Friday, he is still sitting in the tree, police said.