Police Officers Hospitalized In Boston After Being ‘Kicked, Punched and Choked’ By Group of Teenagers

Two Boston police officers were hospitalized after they were kicked, punched, and choked by six teenagers related to a person they were arresting, authorities said.

The officers, a woman and a man, went to an apartment in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood on Monday morning to serve a warrant on a 19-year-old man for defaulting on court appearances, the Boston Herald reported.

Seven people were arrested in all, including the person police were originally seeking, Woobenson Morrisset.

Mayor Martin Walsh stressed the assault was not related to rising national tensions over police conduct following the killings of unarmed men in Missouriand New York City.

Read more: Fox News

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