WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police in Scarsdale are investigating a brutal fight that left two local residents battered and bloodied following a brief verbal altercation.
At approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday, patrols were issued to the Freightway parking garage for a routine check of the structure, when they were approached by a man and a female who claimed they had allegedly just been assaulted and the suspects were still in the garage.
Police immediately called for back-up to canvas the entirety of the garage with negative results.
According to police, the victims told investigators that they had arrived at the garage to meet with friends and hang out. While they were outside their vehicle talking, an unidentified suspect approached the woman, telling her they needed to talk.
The two women walked around the car, when the female suspect reportedly said “I hear you are talking [negatively] about me from plenty of people,” before punching her victim, grabbing her hair and punching her repeatedly in her head and face.
During the scuffle, the female suffered bleeding from the nose, swelling to her cheeks and nose and reported “substantial pain,” according to police.
The victim’s boyfriend tried to intervene, but was then punched in the face and chest by the second suspect, though he suffered no injuries.
During the interviews of the victims, three vehicles exited the garage and were detained so officers could determine what level of involvement, if any, they had in the incident. Each was interviewed and said they were not present or involved. They said they did not see the assault. None of the interviewees provided a formal statement.
The woman was sent to the White Plains Emergency Room for additional medical evaluation and treatment. The investigation into the weekend assault in Scarsdale is ongoing.