MERRICK - Police say an officer was hurt during a fight between angry neighbors in Merrick.

Police were called to a disturbance on Blanche Lane around 6 p.m. last night. According to officials, an officer tried to question Kenneth Wat but he refused to answer and shoved the officer backward.

The officer was treated at the hospital for knee, hand and forearm injuries. He has since been released.

Wat is charged with assault and resisting arrest.