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NYC Health And Hospitals Employee Charged With Assault

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York City Health and Hospitals employee was arrested Saturday on charges of assault and leaving the scene of an accident.

Edwin Perez, 26, who works in an unspecified capacity for the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, was arrested at 9:39 a.m. Saturday in the 79th police precinct, which includes parts of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

He was charged with third-degree assault and leaving the scene of an accident, police said.

Further details were not immediately released.

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