Police arrest Queens man for assault, larceny in Elmont


Nassau police arrested a Queens man in Elmont for assault and larceny on Sept. 22.

Mark Ware, 45, of 104th Avenue, Queens, was charged with assault, larceny, obstructing governmental administration, criminal possession of stolen property, and resisting arrest.

An officer sustained injuries when Ware resisted arrest for shoplifting Friday night at the Marshalls on Hempstead Turnpike. The injured officer was transported to an area hospital for treatment and evaluation.

Officers said they responded to the Marshalls for a larceny in progress when they saw a man run from the store with stolen merchandise. Police chased Ware foot and a struggle ensued when he resisted arrest.

Police said further investigation revealed that Ware was involved in seven previous larcenies at the Marshalls on Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont.

Ware will be arraigned Sept. 23 at Hempstead First District Court.