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Updated: February 1, 2024, 6:57 PM

Police believe four of the migrants arrested in cop beatdown near Times Square fled on a bus to California

By Joe Marino , Georgett Roberts and Jorge Fitz-Gibbon

Four of the migrants cut loose without bail after allegedly ganging up on two NYPD cops near Times Square may be on the run, The Post has learned.

Cops believe the group could have hopped on a bus bound for California on Wednesday after giving phony names to a church-affiliated nonprofit group that helps migrants get rides out of the city, according to law enforcement sources.

The four accused cop-attackers believed to have skipped town were charged with assault on a police officer and obstruction immediately after the shocking, caught-on-video attack Saturday in Midtown.

Darwin Andres Gomez, 19, Kelvin Servita Arocha, 19, Wilson Juarez, 21, and Yorman Reveron, 24, were released without monetary bail by a Manhattan judge.

But Reveron, who had prior arrests on his rap sheet, was put on supervised release. Sources said hightailing it out of the city would likely be a violation of his court-ordered release.

The supervision was ordered for Reveron because he has two open criminal cases in Manhattan, including charges that he slugged a Nordstrom Rack employee while trying to steal $130 in November.

He is also accused of punching a worker at Macy’s Herald Square last month while allegedly trying to rob the retailer with two others.

A fifth asylum-seeking suspect, Jhoan Boada, 22, was hit with the same charges and also released without bail Wednesday.

Two more migrants, Jandry Barros, 21, and Yohenry Brito, 24, were arrested by cops later that night, the NYPD said.

Dozens of New York’s Finest and reps for the Police Benevolent Association packed the courtroom for Brito’s arraignment Thursday — as he became the first of those charged in the attack to be ordered held on bail.

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said the $15,000 cash bail or a $50,000 bond was warranted because Brito had been positively identified on the video footage of the attack through a “distinct tattoo.”

He has four prior arrests for petty larceny, with two open cases and a guilty plea on a disorderly conduct charge in September, according to sources and a criminal complaint.

Assistant District Attorney Zachary Kotin also argued that Brito didn’t have a permanent address or ties to the community, warranting the bail to ensure his return to court, and Judge Marisol Martinez Alonzo agreed to the amount.

“We packed the court room today to support our brother police officer, and our Lieutenant who were repeatedly attacked by a gang on the street, punched repeatedly, kicked our police officer and fled the scene,” PBA President Patrick Hendry said in a statement after the arraignment.

“Today the justice system worked. The individual is being held on bail but we had to ask the question why did these 4 individuals be released on their own recognizances. Why are they not in jail right now? “ he said.

“Our criminal system is upside down,” he added. “What message does it send to every New York City police officer, who is on the streets of the city of New York every single day risking their lives to protect New Yorkers? If we’re not protected, how are we going to protect the people in the neighborhoods?”

Barros was not charged by prosecutors, pending further investigation, the DA’s office said.

He has two prior arrests for robbery and petty larceny, with charges stemming from a third arrest since dismissed, sources said.

“The question here is whether the person arrested was even involved. At this time there is not sufficient evidence that he is one of the people who committed this terrible act,” a rep for the DA’s office said, adding that, “We vigorously condemn assaults on police officers and prosecute those responsible.”

“This is an ongoing investigation and we ask anyone with information to call 212-335-9040.”

The DA’s office previously said investigators were still reviewing the footage to determine the extent to which the earlier five suspects were involved.

The spokesperson on Thursday also said the office was investigating the allegations that the four released migrants had skipped town.

“The Court is not aware of the defendants’ whereabouts but they are obligated to return to Court on their scheduled dates,” which is Feb. 6, said Al Baker, spokesman for the state Office of Court Administration.

Defense lawyers for the four migrants who are believed by cops to be on the run did not immediately return calls seeking comment.

NYPD brass and the department’s police union all railed against the decision to cut the migrant thugs loose without bail, with Chief of Patrol John Chell saying Wednesday that the “cowards” should be behind bars at Rikers Island.

The case has also prompted calls for deportation, including from Gov. Kathy Hochul, who told reporters Thursday, “Get them all and send them back.”

“You don’t touch our police officers. You don’t touch anyone,” she said.