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Victim hospitalized after Newark gas station assault

The Newark Police Department reports the arrest of a 62-year-old after he punched a person in the face at a gas station.

Police were called to Crosbys Gas Station on North Main Street to investigate an alleged assault.


Nicholas Kouwe, 62, is accused of punching another 62-year-old in the face.

The victim required treatment at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital for a concussion and whiplash.

Kouwe was charged with assault and will answer the charge at a later date.