ORANGETOWN, N.Y. -- An Orangeburg man is facing assault charges after he allegedly whacked another man with a shovel during a fight in June, Orangetown police said.
Tyron Turner, 40, was arrested on Wednesday, June 29, in front of an auto parts store on Route 340 after a passerby called police to report a fight in progress.
Turner was holding the shovel, but dropped it when ordered to by the arresting officers, police said.
He has been charged with second-degree assault, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree menacing.
Turner was sent to Rockland County Jail on $2,500 bail.
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