Deputies: Manchester man charged with assault, officer hurt after Eastview incident

Deputies arrested a 23-year-old Manchester man for assault following an investigation at Eastview Mall.

Joseph Hobbs, 23, was charged with second-degree assault, resisting arrest, and harassment.

Deputies say Hobbs spit on them and threw a blunt object at a responding officer causing an injury to their head.




The deputy was treated at a hospital in Canandaigua.

The entire incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

The charges will be answered at a later date.