Long Beach, NY - November 13, 2015 - The Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following subject in connection with a violent assault that occurred at Dunkin Donuts, 1070 W. Beech Street, Long Beach on Sunday, November 08, 2015 at approximately 10:00 pm.
According to detectives, Derrick D. Patten, 23, of Long Beach violently and without provocation slashed a male victim across the face with an unknown weapon. The victim was transported to a local hospital and required over eighty (80) sutures.
Derrick D. Patten is described as a male black, brown eyes, 5’8” tall, approximately 190 pounds and long black braided hair. He was last seen wearing dark clothing with a dark colored hooded sweatshirt. Patten is also known to wear thick rimmed glasses.
Detectives request anyone with information to contact the Long Beach Police Department Confidential Tip Line at 516-705-7370 or Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.