Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Mohammad Ramadan, 34, of Rochelle Park, attempted murder, aggravated assault, and unlawful weapons possession charges.
According to Prosecutor Musella, on Tuesday, November 23, at approximately 2:44 p.m., the Fair Lawn Police Department responded to a report of a 79-year-old injured male located at 0-99 Plaza Road in Fair Lawn.
Officials said that the victim was transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, where he was treated for head injuries.
An investigation conducted by detectives from the Fair Lawn Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit revealed that Ramadan attempted to kill the victim with a wooden baton.
According to Prosecutor Musella, on Wednesday, November 24, Ramadan was arrested and charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon.