Fifth Squad detectives are investigating an assault that occurred on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 5:00 pm in Valley Stream.
According to detectives, while inside Burger King, 181 W. Merrick Road, two male victims, both 16 years old, were approached by a group of youths, consisting of five males and two females (no description). The unknown subjects began assaulting the victims (see video) causing both of them to suffer contusions and lacerations to their heads. After the assault, the subjects fled the restaurant in an unknown direction. Both victims, who suffered non-life threatening head injuries, were transported to an area hospital for treatment. The investigation into this incident continues.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this assault to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by; Det. Barling/5th Squad 09/25/17/2230/6672