Cops: Man Beaten, Robbed at Port Jefferson LIRR Station

Investigation turned over to MTA investigators by Suffolk Police.

A 24-year-old man was assaulted and robbed on Friday on the platform at the according to a Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokesperson.

Suffolk police responded to a call at 11:50 p.m. about a man who had been assaulted by a group of people and then robbed at the LIRR station off of Route 112 in Port Jefferson. The investigation was turned over to the MTA police to handle.

The unidentified man’s head was cut open by an unknown object and then he had prescription medication, some cash and a non-working cell phone taken from him, according to the MTA. MTA police said that they canvassed the LIRR station but no suspects were found and no arrests were made.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police said that the injured man was taken to a local hospital and was expected to be released.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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Thomas Lynch August 10, 2012 at 08:18 PM
funny (or maybe not) just got my Town of Brookhaven Statement of Taxes............County of Suffolk - Police $1,462.58 ( $100 per month for protection? I want my money back) I take a few of the morning trains at port jeff all the time and return late at night. I have NEVER seen an MTA officer or Suffolk cops there in 8 years? Cameras are great for the news media and the insurnace compay when the survivors need to fill out the claim. I'd like to know why i can't have the same personal protection carry permit i had in Pennsylvania and New Jersey for 10 years. I have Secret federal clearance, my fingerprints on file with the FBI, i was a range champion in PA, but i can't protect myself the next time these thugs come to maybe jump me? 1 on 1 I might have a chance.......against many? However they see i am armed and guess what? Really stupid laws here on Long Island and New York/NYC. The police and government are NOT protecting us as we are paying for obvisously. We are getting taxed to buy cameras and other revenue generators which do NOT increase public safety or deter crime. Its simple get of the cars and out of the barracks and do the job - OR let me protect myself and my family as i have every right to do so. Can I put this on the personal protecion carry permit as the justification? Are we not sure its dangerous out there?
Goldilocks August 12, 2012 at 11:50 AM
We just relocated to Sound Beach and I was excited about it because of the proximity to Port Jefferson. However was completely shocked when my husband pointed put how close Pax Christi is to the train station. How did that legislation pass? It seems that these facilities were designed to help people get back on their feet but without the appropriate measures put in place, rehabs, homeless shelters and soup kitchens are nothing but revolving doors for people who have learned to manipulate the system.
ReeNee August 12, 2012 at 12:38 PM
I'm happy to see this thread still going. I don't have a printer, but I do hope that if someone does they can print this page and mail to the appropriate people who can possibly look into this situation.
Sally August 17, 2012 at 10:04 AM
I just want to add that a close friend of mine was assaulted and robbed in upper port earlier this week. For some reason his story didn't make the papers. However, it is just another example of how these crimes are happening so often in Port Jeff. By the way, the cops know who the assailants are (And, they are NOT homeless people, but are known criminals of the area). Will justice be served?? Sadly, it probably won't. I honestly don't think the lazy ass and OVERPAID Suffolk County Cops give a crap about anyone or any of the crime in the area. It's an absolute disgusting shame. I grew up in the area but moved 20 years ago. The things I've seen and read - about how trashy it's become is unbelievable. I do blame the cops because it's their damn job to go after these people. But, they don't. Like I said, they know who attacked my friend but nothing is being done. The assailants are repeat offenders and have long rap sheets and the cops are doing nothing about it. Why is the SCPD one of the highest paid in the country? Somebody explain that??? And for the record, I know people who are cops, (I have two former NYPD cops in my family). I am just disgusted at how they have let Port Jeff and many other areas of LI go to hell.
Kenneth Mac Alpin August 19, 2012 at 11:27 PM
peter and diane allen of wintergreen drive coram are behind thjs


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