Afton Man Accused Of Assaulting 70-year-old

By: Zachary Meseck

AFTON – A man has been charged with assault following an incident in the Village of Afton, where he allegedly punched and kicked a 70-year-old victim.

According to New York State Police Public Information Officer Aga Dembinska, at approximately 1:02 p.m. on October 16 New York State Police at Sidney charged Edward C. Hillery, 56, of Afton with third-degree assault.

“A trooper was dispatched by Chenango County 911 to a report of an assault on Main Street in the village of Afton,” said Dembinksa. “An investigation revealed that Hillery punched a 70-year-old victim multiple times then pulled the victim to the ground and kicked the victim.”


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