NYPD officer from Massapequa dragged by driver at East Harlem checkpoint

An NYPD officer from Massapequa is recovering after being dragged by a car Friday night. Police say the unidentified officer stopped the driver at an

Police say the unidentified officer stopped the driver

Police say the unidentified officer stopped the driver at an East Harlem checkpoint.

MASSAPEQUA - An NYPD officer from Massapequa is recovering after being dragged by a car Friday night.

Police say the unidentified officer stopped the driver at an East Harlem checkpoint.

News 12 was told the driver, who had a suspended license, took off with the cop clinging to his steering wheel.

The suspect has not yet been apprehended.

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