Police Arrest Two Men Following Assault Outside Hillsdale Bar That Left Victim Critical
Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Juan Fernandez, 22, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, on a charge of Aggravated Assault and Alex Z. Green, 22, of Westwood, on a charge of Hindering Apprehension.
Officials say on Tuesday, Jan. 1st, at approximately 12:51 a.m., the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hillsdale Police Department received information that a victim was assaulted outside a bar/restaurant in Hillsdale and had suffered a severe head injury.
According to authorities, an investigation revealed that the victim was assaulted by Fernandez, who subsequently fled the scene in a vehicle driven by Green.
The victim was transported to a hospital in critical condition and remains hospitalized at this time.
As a result of the investigation, Green was arrested on Jan. 2nd, in Westwood and charged with one count of Hindering Apprehension. Green is scheduled for a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack on Jan. 16th at 9 a.m.
Officials say Fernandez was arrested on Jan. 4th in Paramus and charged with one count of Aggravated Assault. He’s scheduled for a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack on Jan. 23rd, at 9 a.m.