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Freeville man arrested on felony assault charge after TCAT bus stop attack in Ithaca

Police report the arrest of a 32-year-old following an investigation into an assault that happened at the TCAT bus stop on East Seneca and North Tioga streets in Ithaca.

On September 6th around 4:30 p.m. police responded to the report of a person who had been attacked. A male suspect verbally accosted the victim, then when the victim tried to deescalate – 32-year-old Tyler Morris attacked.

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The victim was seriously injured and treated at an area trauma center.

Morris was arrested on Thursday and charged with second-degree assault, a class D felony.

Morris was held on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond.

The charges will be answered in city court.



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