Police: 3 Hudson Valley Men Arrested For Beating Man With Baseball Bat
After a local man was found semi-conscious and bleeding from his head, three people were arrested for allegedly attacking him with baseball bats and throwing him off a porch.
On Wednesday around 5 p.m., Saugerties Police responded to a 911 call at the Mayfield Estates in the Town of Saugerties for a report of a man being chased by men with baseball bats.
Upon arrival, officers found the victim, a 32 year-old man from Rhinebeck, lying on the ground semi-conscious and bleeding from both his face and head, police say
The alleged attackers fled prior to police arrival. The victim was treated at the scene and later airlifted by helicopter to the Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, where he went under further treatment for his injuries.
Police began an investigation and found video of the attack, which helped them identify the attackers, officials say.
A graphic (warning) video of the attack was provided by police. The video shows two attackers hitting a man with baseball bats and tossing the man off a porch.
On Thursday, Vincent Neglia, 31, 22 year-old Russel Neglia and 22 year old Travis Gonzalez, all of Saugerties, were all charged with robbery and gang assault, felonies.
Vincent Neglia was also charged with a felony for assault while Russel Neglia and Travis Gonzalez criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor.
All three were arraigned in the Town of Saugerties Court with bail set at $25,000.
An order of protection was issued for the unnamed victim.
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