Police search for man in connection with Flushing assault

By Gina Martinez

Police were searching for a man wanted in connection with an assault in Flushing.

According to police, on Wednesday, June 7, at 8:50 p.m., two people got into a verbal dispute that turned physical inside a nearby residence in the vicinity of Cherry Avenue and Main Street.

Police said a man hit a 45-year-old victim in the head with a glass bottle and threw hot water on him. The victim was taken to Booth Memorial hospital with non-life threatening injuries, but did suffer second degree burns, according to authorities.

Police described the suspect as an Asian male in his 30’s with a bald head who was last seen wearing a red T-shirt.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

Reach Gina Martinez by e-mail at gmartinez@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4566.

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