The was transported to a local hospital for treatment; a fifth subject is currently at large, cops say.
NCPD reports the arrests of (L to R) Ademola Olatunji-Bostick of Bay Shore, 22, Francisco Mateo of Roosevelt, 22, Leroy Flowers of Freeport, 22, and Rakim King of Westbury, 24, for Assault.
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New Cassel, NY - April 24, 2018 - Third Squad detectives report the details of an Assault that occurred on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 6:44 p.m. in New Cassel.
According to detectives, five (5) subjects attacked a male victim at 817 Prospect Ave. The victim sustained facial injuries from a box cutter. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Subsequent investigation led to the arrest of the following four (4) subjects:
Ademola Olatunji-Bostick, male, 22, of Bay Shore.
Francisco Mateo, male, 22, of Roosevelt.
Leroy Flowers, male, 22, of Freeport.
Rakim King, male, 24, of Westbury.
All of the defendants are charged with Assault 2nd degree. Defendant Flowers is also charged with Criminal Mischief 4th degree and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon 4th degree.
The fifth subject is described as a male Hispanic, 5’9” tall and 160 lbs. He has dark hair and was wearing a blue sweat suit. He fled northbound on foot on Sherman St. Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
The defendants were arraigned on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at First District Court, Hempstead.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.