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Man Hits Victim In Head With Bottle In Yorktown Bar Assault, Police Say

Murphy's in Yorktown.
Murphy's in Yorktown. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A man allegedly attacked another with a glass bottle during an altercation at a bar that left his victim with physical injury in Yorktown.

Detectives from the Yorktown Police Department received a call earlier this month asking to investigate an alleged assault that took place at Murphy’s on Kear Street.

Police said that the investigation determined that Yorktown resident Kevin Velasquez, 28, allegedly struck his victim in the head with a glass bottle, leaving him with a physical injury that required treatment.

Velasquez was located by police on Commerce Street in Yorktown Heights on Thursday morning and was arrested. He was charged with second-degree assault, a felony. Velasquez is currently being held at the Yorktown Police Department pending arraignment.

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