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Aug 22, 2022

Fight in Holmdel Results in Arrest

On Friday, Aug. 20 at about 3:30 am, Holmdel Police responded to Roberts Road in Holmdel for a report of a fight involving multiple male adults. Patrols located one male victim with superficial lacerations to the chest from an edged weapon, bite marks to the back and bruising to the face. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was treated and released.

According to witnesses, two suspects assaulted the male and fled the area in a golf cart that later crashed on the Roberts Road property. They then continued to flee on foot. Both suspects were later apprehended and were identified as brothers Yair and Esteban Rufino, according to Holmdel police.

Yair Rufino was charged with Simple Assault, processed and released. Esteban Rufino was charged with Aggravated Assault and Weapons Offenses. He was processed and lodged in Monmouth County Jail.