Uniondale man allegedly spits on, punches arresting officer

A Uniondale man is accused of tossing a brick at a building and assaulting a female police officer.

A Uniondale man is accused of tossing a brick at a building and assaulting a female police officer. (2/27/17)

UNIONDALE - A Uniondale man is accused of tossing a brick at a building and assaulting a female police officer.

According to police, Edicson Cartagena threw a brick through the front window of Tesoro Cafe on Front Street in Uniondale Sunday morning.

When the female officer tried to arrest Cartagena, he allegedly spit in the officer's eye and punched her several times in the face.

The officer was treated for her injuries.

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