Two men are behind bars after hospitalizing their third roommate with a kitchen knife in Rockland County, police said.
Officers from the Ramapo Police Department responded to the Good Samaritan Hospital on Nov. 13, where a patient wanted to report an assault that had happened in the past involving his roommates in Sloatsburg.
The victim, who was in his 20s was assaulted by his two roommates - whose names have not yet been released by investigators - and suffered a laceration to his hand from a kitchen knife, police said.
The investigation led to the arrest of a 39- and 34-year-old resident in Sloatsburg, who were charged with a felony count of second-degree assault, as well as third-degree assault, menacing and criminal mischief, all misdemeanors. Both were remanded to the Rockland County Jail and are scheduled to appear in the Village of Sloatsburg Justice Court at a later date.
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