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Man assaulted by group outside Elmont cafe, cops say

Nassau County police are looking for a group of men who they said assaulted a 32-year-old man outside a cafe in Elmont early Sunday.

Police said the man got into an argument that became heated with a group of four men outside Cafe Moments at 784 Elmont Rd. at about 4:30 a.m. One of the men in the group smashed a bottle and slashed the victim’s face and neck, according to police.

The group of men then fled in an unknown direction, police said.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police said the first man was described as 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10, about 27 years old and wearing a black bubble jacket and gray jeans.

Another group member was described as 5-foot-6, about 25 years old and wearing dark clothing. Police said the other two group members were dressed in dark clothes and one was wearing a washed-out blue hat with a brim.

Those with information about the incident are asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.


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