Fifth Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Valley Stream man for an Assault that occurred on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at 5:00 in Valley Stream.According to detectives, officers responded to a Valley Stream residence for a disturbance. Daryl Russell, 32, of Valley Stream had a verbal argument with a female victim, 36, that quickly escalated. Russell picked up the victim’s phone and struck her in the face with it, causing swelling to her left eye and a laceration to her bottom lip. The victim locked herself in a bathroom. Russell forcibly removed her from the bathroom, broke her phone and physically forced her out of the residence.During the police investigation, Russell attempted to leave the scene. After a short foot pursuit, a struggle ensued. Russell refused to comply with the officer’s commands and became combative as he swung his arms to prevent officers from placing him under arrest. He was subdued and arrested.An officer suffered an injury to his neck and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.Defendant Russell is charged with two (2) counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct. He will be arraigned on March 1, 2023, at First District Court, Hempstead.