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04/17/14 8:00am
04/17/2014 8:00 AM
A homeless man was beaten and robbed on the railroad tracks just west of Marcy Avenue in Riverhead, police said. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

A homeless man was beaten and robbed Sunday on the railroad tracks just west of Marcy Avenue in Riverhead, police said. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

Riverhead Town police are investigating the violent assault and robbery of a Hispanic man in the downtown Riverhead area on Sunday.

With yet another victim in the hospital — and no arrest as of Wednesday morning — police are looking into whether a string of assaults on Hispanic men so far this year may be an emerging pattern, and are appealing to state police for help.  (more…)