A New Cassel man faces assault charges after injuring two other men on Thursday with a landscape rod, Nassau County police said.

William O. Diaz, 23, Brooklyn Avenue, is charged with two counts of second-degree assault and possession of a dangerous weapon, police said.

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He is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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Third Squad detectives said Diaz was involved in an argument in front of his house with two neighbors, ages 18 and 24, at about 7 p.m.

The argument escalated, and Diaz stabbed the 18-year-old with what police said was a “metal landscape rod,” causing a laceration to his abdomen. Diaz then hit the second neighbor in the head with the rod, causing a laceration, police said.

Both men were taken to a hospital for treatment of their injuries.

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Third Precinct officers responded and placed Diaz under arrest without incident.