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Police: Belmar Man Tried To Take Officer's Gun During Fight

Man still jailed on Wednesday on assault and other charges.

Belmar Police car.
Belmar Police car.

A Belmar man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after trying to take an Asbury Park Police officer’s weapon from him, authorities said.

Matthew W. Bycsek, 21, of 16th Avenue was arrested Tuesday in Asbury Park following an altercation where Bycsek fought with and struck an Asbury Park officer and tried to take the officer’s gun, according to the arrest warrant.

Bycsek was charged with disarming a police officer, aggravated assault on a police officer and resisting arrest, according to the warrant.

Bycsek was taken to Monmouth County jail, Freehold Township, in lieu of $35,000 bail. He was listed as a prisoner on Wednesday.

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