Officer Readmitted To Hospital After 2-Story Fall During Scuffle In Mayfair

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia police officer injured in a fall out a second-story window during a scuffle with a suspect in Northeast Philadelphia has been re-admitted to the hospital.

The incident happened at about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 6300 block of Leonard Street in the city’s Mayfair section.

According to investigators, the 37-year-old officer was responding to a domestic dispute call when he encountered the suspect inside the home.

The officer and the suspect became involved in an altercation and during the scuffle, both men fell out a second-story window.

The officer was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital where he was treated for neck, back and head injuries and released. Later in the day, the officer was re-admitted to the hospital for further examination of a head injury. The unidentified officer is listed in stable condition.

The suspect was taken to Aria Health’s Torresdale Division with a leg injury.

Investigators say the suspect allegedly violated a protection from abuse order.

The incident remains under police investigation and charges are pending.

Reported By Steve Beck,; Al Novack, KYW Newsradio

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  • markspin

    I’d really like to know who moderates and censors comments posted here.

  • Jose'

    I don’t think 6300 leonard is considered Mayfair.

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