(Christopher Robbins) The man accused of severely beating an off-duty NYPD officer in Queens this weekend has been charged with attempted murder. According to a criminal complaint, 29-year-old Hayden Holder had "a verbal dispute with the victim," off-duty Sergeant Mohammed Deen, before repeatedly punching Deen to the point of unconsciousness and "picking the victim's head up and slamming it onto the pavement and shattered glass that is on top of the pavement."

The complaint references the video taken by a man who cheered on Holder's actions before urging him to stop beating Deen, whose wife was sitting in their car a few feet away.

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