Liz Burke, WPRO News
A Central Falls man has died as a result of an assault that occurred on December 31.
Police say the incident occurred in the area of Lincoln Avenue and Acorn Street around midnight. When police arrived at the scene, 48-year-old Simon Hernandez was conscious but incoherent. He was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment.
Police are now looking for the public’s help to find the two suspects in the assault. They are described as dark-skinned Hispanic males in their late teens or early twenties. Police say one of the men has a goatee.
Anyone with information regarding this case or the identity of the suspects is urged to contact the Central Falls Police Department.
The lead investigator in the case is Detective Jeffrey Araujo. He can be contacted at 401-727-7499 ext. 3121.
Anyone with information but wishes to remain anonymous can call the Central Falls Police Tips Line at 401-727-7420. Or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.