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Nassau County Man Wanted On Assault, Other Charges

Jason Whitaker
Jason Whitaker Photo Credit: Nassau County Police Department

Police investigators in Nassau County are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to locate a wanted man who was busted on multiple charges and failed to appear in court.

An alert has been issued for 39-year-old Jason Whitaker, who is wanted by the Nassau County Police Department after being arrested and charged with fourth-degree grand larceny for stealing property with a value over $1,000; assault with intent to cause physical injury with a weapon and first-degree criminal contempt for violating a an order of protection that was issued by the court.

Whitaker was later released, failed to show up for court proceedings and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Investigators described Whitaker as a 5-foot-10 African American weighing approximately 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Police noted that anyone who spots Hansen should not attempt to apprehend or detain him.

Anyone with information regarding Whiteaker’s whereabouts, or who recognizes him has been asked to call 911 or contact the Nassau County Police Department by calling (516) 573-7524.

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