Police: Man arrested for slashing another man with machete in Valley Stream

Police were called to Laundry Palace on West Merrick Road early Tuesday morning and found the victim lying on the floor.

News 12 Staff

Mar 15, 2023, 9:20 AM

Updated 394 days ago

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Police say a man has been arrested for slashing another man with a machete inside a laundromat in Valley Stream.
Police were called to Laundry Palace on West Merrick Road early Tuesday morning and found the victim lying on the floor.
Detectives say 30-year-old Roberto Velasquez got into a fight with the victim, slashing him multiple times with a machete.
The man was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition this morning.
Velasquez was arrested a short time later.
Velasquez is facing attempted murder and assault charges.


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