Third Squad detectives report the arrest of an Elmont man for an Assault that occurred on October 5, 2021, at 2:00 pm in New Hyde Park.
According to detectives a male victim, 67, was traveling as a passenger on a NICE Bus when a verbal dispute ensued between the male passenger and an unknown male subject. As the bus traveled eastbound on Hillside Avenue, a struggle ensued and the male subject pulled out a knife. The male subject then grabbed the victim by the neck, making it difficult for him to breathe and stabbed him in the chest causing a severe laceration. At this time, the bus was coming to a stop and the subject fled on foot in the vicinity of Hillside Avenue and Aster Drive. The male victim then walked to the front of the bus while advising the driver that he had been stabbed and the police were called.
A short time later, the Defendant Eon Marques, 43, of 145 Franklin Avenue was located at Marcus Avenue and Laurel Drive where he was placed into custody. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Defendant Eon Marques is charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Menacing 2nd Degree and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing/Blood Circulation. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 in First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Yao/3rd Squad 10/05/21/2300/8834