Cops: Man ambushed, attacked in Hendrickson Park


Police are searching for a group of men who attacked and robbed a 22-year-old man in Arthur J. Hendrickson Park in Valley Stream on Thursday, according to a news release.

Police said that between four and five men, ranging in age from about 17 to 24, approached the victim from behind and then punched him in the face, knocking him to the ground. They then continued to punch and kick him, before stealing his iPhone 7 and fleeing.

The victim suffered cuts to his face and finger and was privately taken to a local hospital.

Police reported that two of the suspects are black, one is white, and the two others are “unknown.”

Detectives asked that anyone with information regarding this crime call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-8477. All calls will remain confidential.