Hempstead Man Charged With Slashing

A Hempstead man was arrested and charged with slashing a man’s neck on July 30 at 10:18 p.m. inside a Hempstead restaurant.

According to detectives, a 33-year-old male victim was inside the Mi Olivia restaurant at 660 Fulton Avenue when he became involved in a verbal argument with Manuel Vicente, 47. Vicente produced a razor knife and slashed the victim across his neck causing a deep laceration, police say, and then Vicente fled on foot.

A short time later Hempstead Police Officers say they located Vicente on the roof of a Truro Lane residence and arrested him. The victim was transported by a North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital Ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Vicente is charged with Assault 1st Degree and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon 4th Degree.

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