Man Accused In Ripley Physical Assault

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RIPLEY – A 33-year-old man is accused of physically assaulting a person who, at the time of the alleged attack, was holding an infant.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on South State Street in Ripley for a reported physical altercation around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

It is alleged that a male subject, identified as James Murray, struck another individual in the residence,  while that person was holding an infant.

Murray was charged with harassment and endangering the welfare of a child.

Once in custody Murray was searched and allegedly found to be in possession of a controlled substance.

He was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail to await arraignment.


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