Michael Bloomberg's security detail was attacked today

A police officer in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's security detail was attacked on a subway platform Monday. He was treated By NYC EMTS for minor injuries.
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It all happened around 1:20 p.m. at the Fulton Street station in lower Manhattan, according to the NYPD.

Mayor Bloomberg was unharmed.

City officials who were with Bloomberg said the mayor and most of his entourage were walking along the platform, and passed the disheveled-looking man as the train was pulling into the station.

The mayor was already about 15 feet past the man, and about to board the train, when the man shouted toward the officer, "I hate you," followed by profanity.

He then lunged at the uniformed officer, who was part of Bloomberg's entourage that protects him when he rides the subway. They scuffled - rolling around on the platform - before the man was taken into custody.

The 30-year-old suspect was taken to Bellevue Hospital hospital for observation. Officials said there was no reason to think he had targeted the mayor.

Bloomberg had just come from a Brooklyn event where he was showcasing his environmental agenda, which includes a plan to get more people onto mass transit to reduce traffic and congestion.

"I took the subway over here today," he said earlier Monday. "You know, it's a nice ride, and the bottom line is I didn't have to deal with a lot of traffic."

Bloomberg had just left the A-train and was on the 4/5 platform when the incident occurred.

He later called the injured officer at Downtown Hospital to make sure he was ok.

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