An argument between two men on Piermont Avenue in Nyack led to a man being stabbed in the neck with a broken bottle, according to .
A 41-year-old man is being held in the Rockland County Correctional Facility in New City on $25,000 bail and the victim is recovering following the 7 p.m. Wednesday incident.
Police said town officers found the victim at 37 Piermont Ave., lying on the ground and covered with blood from a laceration on the neck. Police applied pressure to the wound to stop the bleeding until volunteers from the Nyack Community Ambulance Corps and members of Rockland Paramedics arrived to provide additional treatment and take the victim to Nyack Hospital.
Orangetown detectives interviewed the victim, who said that while involved in an argument another man smashed a bottle and then stabbed him in the neck. Police said the attacker was identified as Herman Linares, 41, who was found at 150 Depew Ave. and arrested after a search.
Linares is charged with second-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon. He was arraigned in Nyack Village Court and was ordered held in the county jail pending at hearing on Tuesday.
Orangetown police said their investigation was assisted by a Spanish-speaking police officer from the Clarkstown police department and the Rockland County Sheriff’s Department Bureau of Criminal Identification.