The Sixth Squad reports the arrest of a New Hyde Park man on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 4:43 pm in Manhasset.
According to detectives, two drivers were involved in a road rage incident near TGI Fridays Restaurant located at 1445 Northern Boulevard. The defendant, Antonio Condello, 48, of 34 Lahey Street, had a verbal argument with a male victim, 39. During this altercation, Condello stepped out of his vehicle and retrieved a firearm from the trunk while yelling at the victim, placing him in fear of his safety. Defendant Condello then followed the victim into TGI Fridays Restaurant and punched the victim several times in the face, before fleeing the scene.
Subsequent to the investigation, officers located the defendant at his residence and placed him into custody without incident. Detectives recovered a black firearm under the passenger’s side floormat of Condello’s vehicle.
The victim refused medical attention at the scene.
Defendant Antonio Condello is charged with Menacing 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree and Assault 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.