Yorktown Police report the arrest of 32 year old Yorktown man and a 19 year old Yorktown man, who are charged with Assault 2nd Degree, a Class “D” Felony, Assault 3rd Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class “A” Misdemeanor, and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
On December 23, 2022 at about 12:12 pm, Yorktown Police Officers were dispatched to a report of an assault in progress at a Yorktown residence. Officers responded to the residence and initiated an investigation. Upon the officers' arrival, the defendants had already left the scene. Police interviewed the victims, one of whom was able to identify the defendants. The investigation continued and it is alleged the defendants, while acting in concert with each other, punched, kicked and choked one victim, causing physical injuries. During the alleged assault, physical injury was caused to a 74-year-old victim after she was allegedly shoved to the ground by the defendants. In addition, the entire incident allegedly occurred in the presence of a 7-year-old child. EMS was called to the scene for one of the victims, who was transported to a local hospital for further medical treatment.
On December 27, 2022 at about 6:00 pm, the defendants voluntarily surrendered themselves at Yorktown Police Headquarters. Both were arrested and processed on the above charges, then arraigned in the Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Gary Raniolo, who issued a Temporary Order of Protection in favor of the victims and ordered both held on bail-which they were unable to post. The defendants were turned over to Westchester County Corrections and brought to the Westchester County Jail. The defendants are due to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on January 3, 2023 at 6:00 pm.
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