Canandaigua man accused of striking baby in the face

On Monday morning at 8:30, the Canandaigua Police Department arrested 23-year-old Todd J. Vandemortel II, of Jefferson Street in Canandaigua, for assault in the second degree.

Vandemortel is accused of hitting a one-year-old child on the face, which caused the baby to sustain five linear red and purple marks running parallel to one another and extensive bruising to the cheek, temple, and ear areas.

Vandemortel was arraigned at the Canandaigua City Court and remanded to the Ontario County Jail in lieu of bail.

Vandemortel is due to reappear in the Canandaigua City Court on 10/26/16 at 8:30 am.

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