The Second Squad is investigating an Assault that occurred in Bethpage on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 3:00 am.
According to detectives, a 40 year old male Uber driver picked up 2 males and 1 female in Melville to be driven to Bethpage. While driving south on the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway in the vicinity of Old Country Road the driver was asked to stop at a store. When the driver refused to stop subject one began punching him in the head. The driver continued driving and was ordered off the Plainview Road exit ramp in Bethpage and again was punched in his head multiple times in the vicinity of Prospect Street. The three subjects were let out and they fled on foot in an unknown direction. The driver called Second Precinct Police to respond. The victim was transported to a local hospital and was treated for swelling and bruising to his head.
Subject one is described as being male, white, 20-25 years of age, stocky build.
Subject two is described as being male, white, 20-25 years of age (no further description)
Subject three is described as being female, white, (no further description)On December 05, 2016 the victim notified police and further stated that while being punched racial slurs were being used.
Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by:D/Sgt Vinberg/Second Squad 12/09/16/1630/8348
*****UPDATE*****Det. Schuh/Second Squad*****12/28/16/1700/7740*****
The Second Squad reports the arrest of Christopher Antonacci, 22, of 1 Plainview Rd., Bethpage, on Wednesday, 12/28/16, in connection with the above listed crime. He is being charged with Assault 3rd Degree, Harassment 2nd Degree and will be arraigned on Thursday, 12/29/16 in First District Court, Hempstead.