NEW YORK — Police say an off-duty New York City Police Department sergeant has been arrested and suspended for threatening a teenager with his gun.

Forty-year-old Bradley Beamer was driving near a strip club in Queens where he got into an argument with a group of teenage bicyclists on Thursday around 3 a.m. One of the cyclists says Beamer got out of his car and waved his gun in a 16-year-old’s face before pushing him to the ground.

The teenager suffered a gash to his leg but declined treatment.

Beamer was arrested and charged with assault, menacing and harassment. He was released on a desk appearance ticket.

Beamer’s attorney declined to comment on the charges.

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