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Long Island man allegedly shoves woman into wall, cuts her with switchblade

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Anthony Moscati allegedly shoved a woman against a wall during a heated argument and cut her with a switchblade. (Nassau County Police Department)

HEWLETT, NY — A 35-year-old Long Island man allegedly shoved a woman against a wall during a heated argument and cut her with a switchblade, police officials said.

Anthony Moscati allegedly held a switchblade to the 39-year-old woman’s neck, Nassau County police said. Her head was injured when he shoved her into a wall.

The woman raised her hands to defend herself, police said. Her fingers were cut by the Moscati’s knife.

Officers responded to a 911 call from the victim and arrested Moscati. He was taken to a hospital for a psychological evaluation.

Moscati was charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon. He’s scheduled to be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.