Tommie Williams allegedly attacked the officer after an argument at a supermarket.
The suspect punched the officer in the face numerous time Monday.
Cash and other items were stolen from shoppers at Whole Foods and Pathmark recently, police said.
An employee spent two and a half months stealing the coins before being caught by coworkers, police say.
The Department of Buildings approved demolition permits for the Pathmark at 227 Cherry St.
A thief struck while a shopper was trying on shoes at the Atlantic Terminal Mall, police said.
Police said a man used a credit card that was not his to buy $2,000 worth of items at local stores.
Despite much development on 145th Street, retail and restaurants lag.
A man was arrested at a Pathmark after he stole Claritin, Mucinex and other medications, police said.
An alleged thief hit the Pathmark grocery store on Third Avenue and 12th Street, police said.
The initiative could call for more bathrooms and public seating for aging East Harlem residents.
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