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Uniondale roommate stabbed with steak knife, Nassau cops say

Yorlin Solorzano, 23, of Uniondale was arrested Tuesday,

Yorlin Solorzano, 23, of Uniondale was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, after stabbing his roommate with a steak knife, Nassau County police said. Photo Credit: NCPD

A Uniondale man has been arrested after stabbing his roommate in the chest with a steak knife during an argument, Nassau County police said.

Police said the assault happened at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday while Yorlin Solorzano, 23, of Lawrence Street, was arguing with the roommate at his residence.

The victim sustained a cut in the chest and was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.

Solorzano was arraigned Wednesday on charges of second-degree assault and fourth-degree possession of a dangerous weapon. He was held on a $15,000 bail, online court records show.

He was represented by the Legal Aid Society, which has a policy of not commenting in the early stages of a case.

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