Sheriff: Red Creek man charged with assault, endangering welfare of child

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Wednesday around 1 p.m. deputies arrested a Red Creek man for assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Clifford Paige III, 45, was charged after an investigation into a domestic incident that occurred on October 30th.

It’s alleged that Paige struck a person less than 17 years old, leaving bruises on his face and back.

The incident took place in the presence of another child.

Paige was charged with third-degree assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. All of the charges will be answered in Wolcott Town Court.