Clarkstown Police said an 18-year-old from New City was arrested on Tuesday in connection with the fight between 30 high school and college students at Lake Nanuet on Saturday, Jan. 12. Four teens from Pearl River and Nanuet were injured in the fight during which baseball bats and a knife were used and were taken to the hospital.
The New City youth has been charged with third degree assault, a misdemeanor. Police are withholding the teen’s name because he is eligible for youthful offender status. He was released and is scheduled to appear in Clarkstown Justice Court on Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Seven youths from New City and Congers have now been arrested. According to police, the brawl involved 30 male teens, aged 17 and 18, from Clarkstown North and Nanuet high schools. Police have filed charges including attempted gang assault, assault and criminal possession of a weapon against the six previously arrested. They have pending court dates on Wednesday, Jan. 30 in Clarkstown Justice Court.