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Thomas Libretto (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau County Police Make Arrest In Alleged Attack Of Florida Utility Worker

Authorities say the alleged attack of a lineman from Florida who was on Long Island helping to restore power had nothing to do with anger over prolonged outages in Nassau County.


FILE -- Work crews trim trees entangled in power lines on November 3, 2012 in Bethpage, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Florida Lineman Working To Restore Power On L.I. Attacked In East Meadow

Police said someone walked up to the 34-year-old, punched him in the face and then took off in a dark-colored BMW sedan.