Cops: Man Severely Beaten By Two In Riverside

Also, a Flanders teen is jumped and robbed of his possessions while walking in his neighborhood.

The following police incidents were reported by the Town of Southampton Police Department for the week of Dec. 6.


  • A man was assaulted and severely beaten on Maynard street on the evening of Jan. 1. According to police the victim, a 31 year-old man, said he was confronted by two white hispanic males who punched him in the head and face, causing a split lip, broken teeth, two black eyes and extensive abrasions on his face at around 5 p.m. The victim was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center and treated for his injuries. Police expected to follow up with the victim to determine if he wishes to press charges.


  • A man was jumped and robbed of his possessions while walking near the intersection of Oak Street and McKinley Street at around 5:15 p.m. on Jan. 4. According to police the victim, an 18-year-old, was walking when a man jumped out of a vehicle filled with other suspects and accosted him with what appeared to be a black pistol. The suspect demanded the victim's valuables, but the victim was able to wrestle the gun away from the suspect. Meanwhile another man inside the vehicle jumped out and attacked the victim, stealing his wallet and cell phone before hopping back in and driving off. The victim went to his nearby home and called 911. The investigation is ongoing.
  • A dispute between roommates in a home on Evergreen Road turned violent on Jan. 2. According to police they responded to an argument between a female tenant and a male roommate at around 4 p.m. when the male reportedly shoved the woman in an aggressive manner. The woman called 911 for documentation purposes, but did not wish to press charges for harassment at this time. The male roommate left the home and went to a friend's home to end the conflict, according to police.


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