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Off-duty NYPD cop busted in Greenwich Village fight: cops

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An off-duty NYPD cop was arrested early Saturday on charges he got into a fight in Greenwich Village and then resisted arrest. AlessandroPhoto

An off-duty NYPD cop was busted after allegedly getting into a fight in Greenwich Village and then resisting arrest, police said.

Carlos Pereyra, 26, was arrested Saturday after he allegedly got into a scrape with another man on University Place around 12:40 a.m., according to an NYPD spokesman.

When cops responded to the scene, Pereyra resisted arrest, the NYPD said.

The other man in the fight was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, police said.

Pereyra was charged with assault, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration, the NYPD said.