Man charged with punching another at Ovid business

On Monday at 4:00 pm, Seneca County Investigators arrested Michael J. Thorp, age 26 of 8061 South Dayton, NY, for assault in the second degree. The charge stems from an incident that occurred at a business in the Town of Ovid in which Thorp punched another male in the face.

The injured male was taken to Cayuga Medical Center by private transportation where he was treated for facial injuries.

Thorp was arraigned in the Town of Fayette court where he was remanded to the Seneca County Jail in lieu of $500 cash bail.

Thorp is to re-appear in the Town of Ovid Court on Novmeber 15, 2016 to answer to the charge.