POUGHKEEPSIE – A City of Poughkeepsie Police Officer was rushed to MidHudson Regional Hospital shortly before 8:00 pm Saturday night for injuries suffered during an attack.
Initial reports indicate that the officer was stabbed in the neck and face during an incident in the vicinity of 25 Smith Street.
A call for backup units was made by an officer present during the attack. Officers from several agencies responded immediately.
The condition of the officer is unknown at the time of publication.
One suspect has been taken into custody and transported to police headquarters.
City of Poughkeepsie detectives are at the scene interviewing potential witnesses.
At 8:15 pm, the crime scene unit was responding to the scene.
Additional information will be published as they become available.