The Fourth Squad reports the arrest of an Inwood man for an Assault that occurred on Friday, January 13, 2023, at 7:33 am in North Lawrence.
According to detectives, defendant Raquan Howard, 23 of 355 Bayview Avenue, who is wanted for attempted murder in Nassau County was inside a Target located at 345 Rockaway Turnpike. When officers recognized the defendant by the self-checkout register and attempted to place the defendant under arrest. Defendant Howard became physically combative and an off-duty Nassau County Police Officer assisted in apprehending the defendant. One officer and the off-duty officer sustained injuries during the course of the arrest as the defendant was violent and combative while resisting arrest. The officers and the defendant were transported to local hospitals for treatment.
Defendant Raquan Howard is being charged with two (2) counts of Assault in the 2nd Degree and Resisting Arrest. He will be arraigned at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.