A man suffered a large laceration to his head during the late-night hours this past weekend.

On Saturday morning, September 21, at approximately 3:20 a.m. New York State Police and the Town of Wallkill Police Department responded to VYBZE, a nightclub located 360 Route 211 West in the town of Wallkill for a report of an assault.

Responding patrols located a male subject with a large laceration to the right side of his head.  An investigation undertaken by State Police led to the arrest of a male subject who was located hiding in the woods off Carpenter Ave.

Barry Cooper, 26 of Middletown, N.Y. was charged with assault second-degree and criminal possession of a weapon third-degree, both felonies.

He was arraigned in the Town of Wallkill Court and remanded to the Orange County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond.

VYBZ is the site of the former JD’s Sports Lounge where State Police investigated a shooting in April, 2018

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