The Third Squad reports the Arrest of a Hempstead man for Assault that occurred on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 2:19 p.m. in Hempstead.
According to detectives, defendant Edgar Hernandez, 26, got into a verbal argument with another male, 57, in front of 391 Fulton Avenue. The defendant took a metal Boost Mobile advertisement sign and struck the victim in the head. The victim was transported to a local hospital with head trauma. He is listed in serious condition. Upon police arrival, the defendant was placed under arrest without incident.
Edgar Hernandez is charged with Assault 1st degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree. He will be arraigned on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Roche/3rd Squad 01/24/20/2210/8751