NFTA Cop, Civilian Alleged Victims of Off-Duty Police Brawls

September 27, 2013 Updated May 14, 2010 at 6:52 PM EDT

By John Borsa

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September 27, 2013 Updated May 14, 2010 at 6:52 PM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW) -- There is a second alleged victim of a group of off-duty Buffalo Police officers, who were reportedly drunk when they sparked a violent confrontation with an NFTA Police officer early last Saturday.

Eyewitness News broke the story on Wednesday, reporting that Buffalo Police are investigating an incident at Page's Grille & Bar in Lancaster.

The Internal Affairs Division is looking into a group of officers, who were off-duty at the time, accused of punching the Transit Cop in the face at the Transit Road restaurant.

Some of the officers were drinking alcohol in the dress uniforms, a violation of departmental policy, according to more than a dozen patrons who witnessed the incident.

Earlier in the evening, another man was attacked by the same group of Buffalo Cops, according to witnesses who have been interviewed by Eyewitness News. He was not seriously hurt.

The first alleged incident occurred in the parking lot of Salvatore's Italian Garden's on Transit Road in Lancaster as the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association celebrated its annual awards dinner.

No charges have been filed. The NFTA officer filed a complaint with the Buffalo Police Department. He suffered minor injuries.