A homeless man has actually stated he feels like a “little hero” after stepping in to conserve a police officer who was being stabbed in the head in Washington DC.
The officer was required to healthcare facility after being assaulted by another homeless man with scissors on Thursday.
The Metropolitan Police Department has actually thanked John Burrows for stepping in.
“It’s very, very kind – very heroic,” chief of police Peter Newsham stated in a press conference.
A 61- year-old man was apprehended and charged with attack with intent to eliminate an officer.
It is not understood what the intention was for the attack however it is not believed to be connected to the anti-racism demonstrations which have actually been occurring in the downtown location of the capital for the past couple of weeks.
Mr Burrows informed NBC’s News4 he had actually formerly met the Second District officer and was simply doing the best thing.
“I grabbed the guy’s arm and me and the cop together got him under control so he couldn’t stab him no more. He got arrested, the cop went to the hospital and I guess I’m like a little hero,” he stated.
“I was really mad at the guy, for just stabbing him for no reason. That made me mad,” he added.
“They’re my cops. This is my city and I don’t want you stabbing them.”
A fundraiser established for Mr Burrows by the DC Department of Person Provider has actually raised practically $10,000 (₤ 8,000).