Elmira Man Charged With Assault

ELMIRA – On Thursday at approximately 4:25 pm the Elmira Police Department responded to the 400 block of South Walnut St. for the report of a male who had been assaulted and was bleeding from his head.

On arrival, officers learned that the male had been assaulted with a metal object inside a
residence in the 300 block of Broadway by another male.

According to police suffered from numerous lacerations to his head and arms, received medical treatment at a local hospital and was released.

Damen Brown

Officers responded to that residence where the assault had reportedly occurred. Attempts to make contact with anyone at the residence were unsuccessful, so police maintained security of the residence and obtained a search warrant for the residence.

Once the warrant was obtained, and officers were still unable to make contact with anyone inside, they made a forced entry into the residence, and immediately came into contact with the alleged suspect male, who was taken into custody without further incident.

Police arrested 41 year old Damen D. Brown of Elmira and charged him with one count of Assault in the 2nd, a Class D Felony.

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