33 News at 6

Watch 33 News at 6

Man accused of assault inside Youngstown restaurant

Local News

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Reports said a man Monday walked into a south side fast food restaurant, slapped his ex-girlfriend and beat an employee with a handgun.

Rachid Yamany, 33, of Brownlee Avenue, was booked into the Mahoning County jail on charges of felonious assault, a second degree felony and aggravated menacing, a first degree misdemeanor. He is expected to be arraigned Wednesday in municipal court.

Reports said police were called about 4:20 pm.. to a 40 W. Midlothian Blvd. fast food restaurant for a fight with a gun. When they arrived a woman told them that Yamany, her ex-boyfriend, came inside, accused her of seeing someone else, and slapped her.

Yamany walked out but walked back in, accused a male employee of seeing his ex-girlfriend and hit him from behind with a hard object then hit him in the head with a handgun, according to the police report.

The man managed to get the gun off of Yamany, but Yamany then stuck a box cutter to the man’s throat, took the gun and left, reports said.

A witness told police they saw a gun being used, reports said.

Officers found Yamany at a house on Loveland Road, where he was taken into custody. Reports said they found a 9mm handgun in the glove box of the car he was driving.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Mel Robbins Main Area Middle

Trending on WYTV.com