Cops seek pitchfork attack suspect

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Second Squad detectives are looking for a suspect in an August pitchfork attack in Deer Park, Suffolk County police said.

Police Monday released a photograph of Angel Santos, 35, who has been identified as a suspect in an assault on a 31-year-old man.

On the morning of Aug. 31, Santos hit the victim on the head and left shoulder with a pitchfork. The victim had abrasions and swelling from the attack; he was treated at a hospital and released, police said.

Santos' last known address is on 22nd Street in Wyandanch, police said, and he also is known to "frequent places in Huntington Station."

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He was arrested in October 2011 on a charge of driving while intoxicated and several traffic violations, police said. The case is pending.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers, 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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