Cops arrest motorcyclist who swerved and injured NYPD scooter officer in Central Park

Cops arrested the motorcyclist who swerved into an NYPD officer last month, knocking him off his scooter and injuring him as he tried to escort him out of Central Park, police and prosecutors said.

Police arrested Brent Rosa, 18, on Monday. He was charged with second-degree assault, leaving the scene of an incident without appearing and dangerous driving for the May 24 incident.

The officer on duty was on a marked police scooter when he approached Rosa and two other men near West Drive and W. 90th St. around 4:05 p.m., cops said.

Rosa then swerved her red dirt bike at the cop, knocking him off his scooter and onto the sidewalk. as the trio fled the park.

Doctors took the policeman to Mount Sinai Morningside where he was treated for “a scratched and swollen left elbow, an injured left knee and significant pain,” according to the criminal complaint.

Rosa told detectives a different story, telling them he was “riding his motorcycle in Central Park with friends” when “the officer hit his bike” unintentionally.

Rosa, who lives in the Highbridge section of the Bronx, was released without bail when she appeared in Bronx Criminal Court on Monday, according to court records.

Police released images of the men on Monday in the hope that someone might recognize them.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

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