Flushing Man Impersonated Officer In Great Neck

Yunkai Chen

Nassau County Police Department Third Squad detectives arrested a Flushing man for criminal impersonation in Great Neck on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m.

According to detectives, 24-year-old Yunkai Chen was driving a white Honda Accord on Northern Boulevard when he was involved in a disturbance with a 34-year-old man.

As the victim stopped his car on Belmont Road, Chen approached the victim’s car, said, “I am a police officer” and ordered the victim out of his car.

A witness intervened and Chen fled southbound on Belmont Road. After an investigation, he was located and placed under arrest without further incident.

Chen is charged with second-degree criminal impersonation and will be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Wednesday, March 20.

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