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Incident Reports: Man Attacked at E. Quogue Green

Also in the week's police log, 54 ornamental trees reported stolen in Bridgehampton, a street lamp reportedly destroyed with a shotgun in Hampton Bays, and $4,000 worth of chairs reported stolen in East Quogue.

Crimes and suspicious incidents reported to the between April 9 and April 15:

Assault

• An East Quogue man reported April 13 that he was assaulted at around 8 p.m. at the East Quogue village green on Lewis Road by two unknown individuals who punched him, leaving him with a broken nose. The East Quogue ambulance responded and the injured man was transported to . No arrests related to the incident were reported.

Grand Larceny

• On April 7, a Hampton Bays woman complained that her purse was stolen from the bar at on Canal Road at approximately 1:30 a.m. The woman told police that she left the purse for a half hour and when she returned it was gone. Inside the purse was a Visa debit card, $20 in cash, assorted makeup items and an iPhone 4. Police are investigating.

• In Bridgehampton on April 7, approximately 54 ornamental trees were stolen from a backyard on Meadowlark Lane. If apprehended, the person responsible faces grand larceny charges.

• In East Quogue on April 9, a collection of lawn furniture was stolen from a backyard on Fox Hollow Drive. Police said 14 green and white aluminum chairs worth approximately $4,000 were taken along with a glass table and six lounge chairs.

Burglary

• In Sagaponack on April 7, a man complained that several items were taken from his home on Sagg Main Street including two amplifiers and two speaker monitors. Police are searching for a suspect.

Harassment

• A Southampton man complained April 9 that he was verbally harassed by a bus driver while he was attempting to park his car at a gym in Southampton on County Road 39. The man told police he asked the driver to move the bus so he could park and the driver yelled at him, spit on him and struck his wife. No arrests related to the incident were reported. The victim said he will pursue the matter further in civil court.

Identity Theft

• In Westhampton on April 5, a woman complained that someone had apparently made a replica of her Chase Visa card and used it at several locations in Chattanooga, Tenn. The victim told police that her card information had been used at a Shell gas station, a Walmart and liquor store. The card has been deactivated and the bank fraud division of the Chattanooga Sheriff's Department is investigating.

• A Speonk man told police that someone obtained his Social Security number and attempted to file a false income tax return using the information.

Petty Larceny

• In Flanders on April 13, a man reported that someone took several items from two parked vehicles at his home on Flanders Boulevard. Missing are the following: an HP printer, a Radio Shack photo scanner and assorted loose change. There are no leads or suspects.

• On April 15, a man who lives on Oak Avenue in Flanders told police that several items were taken out of his car. Missing is $45 in cash, a pair of gold earrings, a pair of DVD headphones and the title to his vehicle. A request for extra patrols in the area was recorded.

Criminal Mischief

• The superintendent of the Southampton Town Highway Department reported to police that a town street light on Fanning Avenue in Hampton Bays was destroyed sometime between April 6 and 9 with what appeared to be pellets from a fired shotgun. The superintendent noted that there were entrance and exit holes on the fixture consistent with the firing of a 20-gauge shotgun with six-lead shot. No witnesses have come forward. The cost to fix the traffic light will set back taxpayers $1,000 to 1,200, the highway department estimates.

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