Two indicted in New Paltz attack

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KINGSTON – An Ulster County grand jury indicted two men in connection with a July 2014 assault at a residence in the Town of New Paltz.
Niko Soto, 19, and Angel Rios, 23, were indicted on charges of felony assault and criminal mischief.
New Paltz Police were called to a residence in the Town of New Paltz where they found a man with several lacerations to his head. The suspects had fled the scene before they arrived.
The victim had been struck with a blunt metal object, was transported to the hospital and later released.
A witness was able to provide the police with a license plate number and description f the vehicle, which was stopped by an Ulster County Sheriff’s patrol.
Following the arrests, both men were sent to the county jail in lieu of bail.