Police: Man charged with assault after biting officer during incident

Police in Canandaigua say they arrested a 28-year-old city resident after an officer was hurt responding to a medical emergency call.

Juan Montes-Soto, 28, was charged with second-degree assault after an incident on November 17th.

Officers responded to an address in the city for a medical emergency; and they say that while on-scene – Montes-Soto became aggressive toward them.

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He subsequently bit an officer on the arm, according to police.

Montes-Soto was taken into custody and was later transported to the Ontario County Jail for pre-arraignment detention.

The officer that was bitten received medical attention at Thompson Hospital for an injury to his forearm and was released.

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