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January 24, 2012- Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard reports the arrest of a Gowanda woman for assault and criminal mischief charges.

While on patrol, Deputies Anthony Yavicoli and Jeffrey Hicks responded to a 911 call complaint of assault.  Their investigation revealed that a disagreement between a supervisor and an employee became physical and resulted in the victim suffering a cut to her face, bleeding from her nose and broken eyeglasses.

Deputies charged Maria Girone, age 29 of Gowanda, with 3RD degree assault and criminal mischief.  The victim was treated at the scene for her injuries.    Girome was arraigned in the Village of North Collins Court and released on her own recognizance.