NCPD Reports Four in Custody in Connection with New Cassel Box Cutter Assault

The was transported to a local hospital for treatment; a fifth subject is currently at large, cops say.

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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:
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.