.

Man Hits Victim in Face with Bottle, Runs from Cops: Police

Victim requires 11 stiches; Brooklyn man charged with assault.

A Brooklyn man reveling in a White Plains bar smashed a bottle into another man's face last weekend before running from police, authorities told Patch.

White Plains police responded to reports of a fight Sunday, Feb. 17 at about 2 a.m., at The Beechmont Tavern on East Post Road. When cops arrived, they spied a man standing out front bleeing heavily from his forehead and nose.

The man told police he was struck in the face with a bottle.

A simultaneous foot chase nearby nabbed the alleged attacked on Waller Avenue, by Maple Avenue, police said.

The victim was able to identify the alleged attacker while sitting inside an ambulance; police arrested John James Keenan, 22, of Batchelder Street in Brooklyn.

Keenan was charged with assault in the second degree, a felony. Police said Keenan had what appeared to be blood on his hands and clothes; authories sampled the possible blood for future DNA tests.

The victim required 11 stiches, police added.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »