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Geneva man faces felony assault charge after punching inmate at jail

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Deputies arrested a Geneva man following an assault at the Ontario County Jail on May 10.

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On May 13, Pedro Lian Diaz-Figueroa, 35, of Geneva was arrested on a felony count of assault following that incident three days earlier.

According to a news release, Diaz-Figueroa was incarcerated and punched another inmate at the jail. The victim was injured in this incident, deputies said.

He remained in custody at the Ontario County Jail and will answer the assault charge in Hopewell Town Court.