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Assault, Stabbing Top Cortlandt News This Week

A Cortlandt Manor man was reportedly sent to the hospital after being stabbed this week. Police arrested 16-year-old Daniel Platoni in connection with the incident.
A Cortlandt Manor man was reportedly sent to the hospital after being stabbed this week. Police arrested 16-year-old Daniel Platoni in connection with the incident. Photo Credit: Courtesy New York State Police

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - Here are a few of the top stories from this week around Cortlandt:

  • A 27-year-old Cortlandt Manor man has been charged in connection to a domestic assault incident after allegedly striking his girlfriend with a floor lamp, according to New York State Police.┬áMarcelino Crespo was arrested Tuesday in connection with a reported domestic incident in Cortlandt at around 3 a.m. Sunday, according to a release from New York State Police. Crespo's girlfriend was taken to Hudson Valley Hospital Center Sunday and received stitches on her forehead "after the defendant allegedly struck her with a floor lamp," according to the release.
  • A 30-year-old Cortlandt man was reportedly stabbed Wednesday night after a fight with a teenager. Ralph Scannapieco was stabbed in the lower back after getting into an altercation with his fiancee's daughter's 16-year-old boyfriend Daniel Platoni just before 7 p.m. Wednesday in a home on Red Mill Road, according to New York State Police in Cortlandt. Scannapieco was taken to Hudson Valley Medical Center and is in stable condition, police said.
  • The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch Thursday afternoon for Westchester County. Flash flooding occurred throughout the county as widespread heavy rainfall fell ahead of Tropical Storm Andrea. The flash flood watch went into effect just after 2 p.m. Thursday.

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