The First Squad reports the arrest of a Freeport man for an Assault that occurred at 4:04 am on Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Freeport.
According to Detectives, two men had a verbal argument at the Xiomis Bar on S. Main Street in Freeport. The victim walked away; as he was walking through Municipal parking lot 11 he was punched in the back of the head by the defendant. A physical altercation ensued; the defendant pulled out a box cutter and cut the victim’s right hand causing a deep laceration. The male victim, 22, was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his injury. Arrested at the scene was Jose Hernandez, 31, of 290 N. Main Street Freeport. Defendant Hernandez is charged with Assault 2nd and two counts of Possession of a Dangerous Weapon. He will be arraigned on Sunday, January 28, 2018 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Kalanthroff/ 1st Sqd. 01/27/18/1126/7990