The Third Squad reports thearrest of a Hempstead man for Assault that occurred on Sunday, August 13, 2017at 10:00 am in Hempstead.
According to detectives,defendant Orlando Nunez, 39, of Prospect Place began banging on the door of a44 year old male victim; who also rents a room in the same residence. Thedefendant then kicked the victim’s door open breaking the door frame. Onceinside defendant Nunez armed with a pry bar threatened to kill the victim andstruck the victim several times on the head causing large lacerations,contusions and bleeding. Defendant Nunez exited the room, while others inthe house called police. The defendant was placed under arrest at the scenewithout further incident. The victim was taken to a local hospital fortreatment of his injuries.
Defendant Nunez is beingcharged with Assault 1st Degree, 2 counts of Burglary 1stDegree and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon 4th Degree. Hewill be arraigned on Monday, August 14, 2017 at First District Court,Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Lashinsky/3rdSqd. 08/13/17/1957/7945