The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 60-year-old Lyons resident was arrested on an assault charge following a violent incident.
Leonard Burden, 60, of Lyons was charged with second-degree assault and first-degree criminal contempt after violating an order of protection – and assaulting a victim.
Burden is accused of striking the protected party in the head with a metal baseball bat. The condition of the victim was not released by deputies.
However, they ntoed that Burden was transported to the Wayne County Jail pending arraignment. Deputies were assisted by Lyons Town Ambulance.
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