Hicksville Man Arrested After Assaulting Girlfriend, One Year-Old Daughter, Officials Say


NCPD: Luis Urrutia, 30, also injured an officer while resisting arrest.

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NCPD reports the Arrest of Luis Urrutia of Hicksville, 30, for Assault.

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East Hills, NY - July 13, 2018 - The Second Squad reports the Arrest of a Hicksville man for Assault that occurred on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 12:55 p.m. in East Hills.
According to detectives, Luis Urrutia, 30, got into a verbal argument with his 21 year-old girlfriend on June 16, 2018 at their Hicksville residence. At this time, the defendant slashed the victim’s hand with a box cutter, causing a laceration, ripped hair out of her head and forcibly removed her cell phone when she attempted to contact police. The defendant then shoved their one year-old daughter to the ground, causing her to hit her head.  He then fled the scene on foot. Both of the victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
After an investigation, the subject was located on Andover Rd. in East Hills on July 12, 2018 and placed under arrest. During the course of the arrest, Urrutia resisted, causing a Detective so suffer an injury. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The defendant was also found to have an open Family Court arrest warrant.
Luis Urrutia is charged with three (3) counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Robbery 3rd Degree, Menacing 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree, Coercion 2nd Degree, Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, Assault 3rd Degree, Resisting Arrest, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Friday, July 13, 2018 at First District Court, Hempstead.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.