The Public Information Office reports the arrest of an Oceanside man for an Assault that occurred on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 12:30 pm in Oceanside.
According to police, the male victim, 80, was inside H&R Block located at 3446 Long Beach Road. The victim and a male unknown to him became engaged in a verbal argument. The victim approached the subject and was struck in the face with a closed fist. The victim suffered pain, swelling and was bleeding from his right cheek.
A Nassau County Police Medic responded and treated the victim at the scene.
John Hopkins, 39, of 447 Windsor Place was arrested for the incident.
Defendant Hopkins is charged with Assault 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Mineola.
Details: PIO 03/12/21/2235/8688