On March 18, 2022, members of the Spring Valley Police Department responded to the area of West Street and Hoyt Street for a reported assault. The investigation revealed an altercation between the 28 year-old victim and at the time, an unknown suspect. During the incident it was reported that the suspect punched the victim in the face in front of the victim’s wife and two young children.

On March 20, 2022, subsequent to an investigation conducted by the Spring Valley Police Department, 49 year-old Donald Lane was located and arrested. Mr. Lane was charged with Assault 3rd Degree and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance pending a court date of March 29, 2022.

Although an arrest was made, the Spring Valley Police Department continues to seek additional witnesses and/or information related to this incident. The public is urged to contact the Spring Valley Police Department at 845-356-7400 to report any criminal or suspicious activity.