BROOKLYN - A police officer was stabbed in an apartment building Monday in Flatbush, according to officials.
Police were called to a woman's fourth-floor apartment at 145 East 18th St. for a disturbance around 11:30 a.m. Investigators say she threatened the responding officers with a kitchen knife and stabbed one of the officers, an NYPD lieutenant, in the left arm.
The officer was transported to Kings County Hospital and released Monday afternoon.
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Police arrested the woman, who they say is emotionally disturbed.
Neighbors say the 44-year-old woman moved into the building alone about a year ago.