Jersey City cop fights off 6 assailants

An off-duty Jersey City police officer fought off six attackers Friday night.

Detective Donnie McGhee was attacked by a group of roving teenagers. The officer was allegedly punched, kicked and beaten with various objects by the group.

McGhee suffered injuries to his face as a result of the attack.

Three of the attackers were arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

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