Surveillance Video shows Clifton police shoot at man who allegedly slashed officer

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Published on 21 Jan 2021, 23:00
The state attorney general’s office released footage Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2021 of Clifton police and a Passaic County SWAT team confronting an armed man last month. Antwan Whitlock, 35, of Union Township, allegedly slashed an officer in the face with a knife early morning on Dec. 27, 2020 at the Howard Johnson Inn on Route 3 West. Officers fired at Whitlock, who also tried to stab himself. Whitlock was later arrested and remains hospitalized.