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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

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.

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.

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

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