Austin Silverstein

Police: Man Hits Woman, Scratches Alfa Romeo, Assaults EMT In Boca Raton

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Austin Silverstein Now Facing Multiple Charges

Austin Silverstein, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Lighthouse Point resident Austin Silverstein is facing multiple charges after what was allegedly a very bad night for him in Boca Raton.

Silverstein, according to the police report which you can read below (or through the “read on the web” button if you are using a news app), Silverstein was out with his girlfriend when they engaged in an argument about the woman’s ex-boyfriend. They ended up in the parking lot of CVS at 520 South Federal Highway where Silverstein, allegedly, “pushed her with both of his hands, causing her to fall into the bushes.”

According to the report, “Silverstein then removed his belt and began to scratch (another victim’s) white 2019 Alfa Romeo with the belt buckle, leaving damage on the right rear side of the vehicle.”

Police then arrested and transported Silverstein to the Boca Raton Police Department. “Silverstein began to hit his head on the plastic window that is located inside of my marked patrol vehicle. Boca Raton Fire Rescue responded and transported the defendant to Boca Raton Regional Hospital. While escorting Silverstein, he spit in (a firefighter’s) face.”

At the hospital, according to police, “Silverstein was taken to get a CAT scan within the facility. He then kicked the (medical tech) on the right shoulder while the tech was attempting to do a CAT scan.”

Silverstein is charged with criminal mischief, domestic battery, assault/battery on an officer.

Silverstein, 24, lives in Lighthouse Point. He was arrested early Thursday morning and released from jail later in the day.

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