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Cops probe assault at Westbury block party

Nassau County detectives are seeking information on an assault early Thursday on a 21-year-old man at a Westbury block party, police said.

The attendee of the party on Maplewood Drive was approached at 2:30 a.m. by an unknown man in his mid-20s, police said. After the assailant motioned to the man, he looked down and realized he had been cut in the abdominal area, police said. The assailant, described as 5 feet, 8 inches tall with short hair and a beard, fled on foot south on Maplewood Drive, police said.

The victim was treated and released at an area hospital, police said.

Anyone with information can call Nassau County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 800-244-TIPS.

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