The Major Case Bureau are investigating an Assault that occurred on Monday, June 5, 2023, at 4:20 pm in E. Garden City.According to the Detectives, a female victim, 20, was walking on the second floor of the Roosevelt Field Mall and was struck in the face by a male. After being struck, the victim noticed a knife in the subject’s hand. The subject fled the scene.The victim suffered a large laceration to her left cheek and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
***UPDATE***Major Case Bureau Detectives from the Gang Investigation Squad report the arrest of Verlain Beauge, 18, of 456 Burkhard Avenue, Williston Park, for the above listed Assault. He is charged with Assault 1st Degree, Assault 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, June 6, 2023, at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead. Defendant Verlain Beauge was previously arrested on January 23, 2023, and released without bail for Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle and on March 3, 2023, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree.