NY firefighter mugged off-duty cop, tried stealing gun
The firefighter and his friends had been drinking when they approached the cop and punched him in the face
QUEENS — A New York firefighter has been charged with mugging a police officer in a drunken brawl outside a restaurant.
Angel Valerio, 30, was arrested Friday, the New York Post reported. The charges include robbery, assault and attempted criminal possession of a weapon.
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