A Massapequa man allegedly slashed the face of a 39-year-old man who he had chased down after a fight in Freeport on Thursday night, Nassau County police said.
Dominick Alborez was charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.
Police said the 25-year-old suspect got into an altercation with the on Sunrise Highway, chased the victim across the road and threw him to the ground when the second man tried to intervene but Alborez threatened the second man with a knife before he slashed the first victim at 8:20 p.m., police said.
The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of his injury. Freeport village police arrested Alborez nearby.
Alborez will be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Hempstead.