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Amherst Man Arrested on Assault, Endangerment Charges


Sheriff Timothy Howard announces the arrest of an Amherst man on charges of assault in the third degree and endangering the welfare of a child, after an investigation by Detectives Chris Parisi and Scott Piel.  Nineteen year old Deion Hopkins was released on an appearance ticket returnable in the Town of Colden.  The incident allegedly took place at 8114 State Street in Colden on March 14, 2013.  The identity of the victim is not being released because of the child’s age.