Bicyle seat weapon of choice for 18-year-old M’town teen

The Asbury Park Press reported yesterday that an 18-year-old Middletown teen used a metal bicycle seat to beat another teen in the head during a fight on Tuesday.

Zachary Dlin was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes.

The teen whacked with the bicycle seat suffered significant facial injuries and was found unconscious when police arrived on the scene, according to Detective Lt. Joseph C. Capriotti.

The incident transpired when Dlin approached the victim and a friend, who were playing basketball. According to police, Dlin challenged the victim to a fight because of “previous problems.”

A metal bicycle seat? Seriously, where is the love?

PHOTO: (Melissa L. Gaffney)


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Filed under Metal Bicycle Helmet Assault, Middletown, Middletown Police Department, The Asbury Park Press, Zachary Dlin

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