NEW HYDE PARK - A New Hyde Park woman is accused of hitting an officer in the eye.
Police say they responded to a disturbance at an apartment on Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park. They say 21-year-old Hazel Gutierrez-Torres became enraged and struck an officer in the right eye.
Authorities say a struggle ensued. The officer and Gutierrez-Torres fell to the floor, causing an injury to the officer's shoulder.
The officer was taken to a hospital, where she was treated and released.
Gutierrez-Torres is charged with second-degree assault.