Cops: Man arrested in Uniondale slashing

Kahlil Perotte, 28, of Uniondale, was arrested Thursday,

Kahlil Perotte, 28, of Uniondale, was arrested Thursday, March 27, 2014, and charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon in connection with a slashing Feb. 7 outside a bar on Jerusalem Avenue in Uniondale, Nassau County police said. Photo Credit: NCPD

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A 28-year-old Uniondale man, being sought in a February slashing that left his victim with arm and head wounds, surrendered to police Thursday evening at the First Precinct in Baldwin.

Kahlil Perotte, of 698 Jaffa Ave., surrendered at 8:25 p.m. and was charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, Nassau County police said. He is scheduled for arraignment Friday in First District Court in Hempstead.

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Police said the assault occurred just before 3 a.m. Feb. 7 outside the Classico Bar on Jerusalem Avenue in Uniondale. The incident involved Perotte and a 33-year-old man with whom he had what police called "an ongoing dispute."

After both men were asked to leave the bar, police said the dispute continued outside -- where police said Perotte drew a knife and slashed the victim across the forearm and head.

Perotte then fled.

Police said the victim was taken to a hospital, where he received about 60 stitches to close the wounds. The status of the victim's recovery was not clear.

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Police did not say what led them to Perotte, but said his surrender came after he was contacted by detectives.

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