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.