TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE – Two men are charged with felony assault after they allegedly beat up another man following a cab ride in the Town of Poughkeepsie early Wednesday morning.
The victim suffered facial fractures and several abrasions and bruises as a result of the attack. He was treated at MidHudson Regional Hospital.
Albert Berishaj, 20, of 271 Devon Farms Road in East Fishkill and Kevin Gerald Lennox, 22, of 50 Locust Drive in Brewster were each sent to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bond.
Poughkeepsie Town Police were called to Fairview Avenue around 1:40 a.m. and found a man injured, lying in the street. The two suspects involved in the beating had fled the scene, but were located shortly thereafter in a nearby house.