A man threw a lit firework at a Prince George’s County, Maryland, police officer who was sitting in a marked cruiser last week.
The incident happened near Walters Lane and Hil-Mar Drive in Forestville. Police said an officer working a high-visibility enforcement assignment was sitting in a marked cruiser when a man threw the firework.
Police said the man planned to throw the firework at the police while another person recorded it.
No one was hurt, and police have identified a suspect and are working on charging him.
In a statement, police Chief Hank Stawinski said they will not tolerate such attacks on a department officers.
“Fireworks are dangerous and this is far more than simple jackassery,” Stawinski said.
You can watch a video of the incident on the Prince George’s County police blog.
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