SLEEPY HOLLOW Police who responded to a report of a possible shooting on Chestnut St. Monday night arrested a Tarrytown man on assault charges after determining that no shooting actually took place.
Reese T. Basile, 36, of Tarrytown was arrested by Tarrytown police after he assaulted a man and a woman, Sleepy Hollow Police Lieutenant Frank Hrothko said.
The man and the woman were taken to the hospital, but Hrothko said they were both out of the hospital as of Tuesday morning.
Basile remained in Westchester County jail Tuesday, with bail set at $10,000.
Hrothko said Basile did have a weapon on him at the time at the time of the assault, which occurred around 9:30 p.m. Hrothko said the people that Basile were with at the time of the assault were all friends.
After the assault, Basile left. Sleepy Hollow police put out a notice on his car. Basile was stopped in Tarrytown.
Sleepy Hollow police temporarily closed off Chestnut St. Monday night while they investigated the scene. The road was reopened around midnight.
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