Syracuse man facing charges in Ontario County after alleged assault

Updated: 08/02/2014 6:48 PM
Created: 08/02/2014 5:31 PM WHEC.com

A Syracuse area man is facing charges in Ontario County after investigators say he hit a woman multiple times, breaking her nose.

Sheriff’s deputies say William Hess, 38, of Clay got into an argument with the victim on Friday at the Red Carpet Inn in the town of Hopewell. Investigators say Hess hit her multiple times in the face and head.

Hess is charged with felony assault. He’s being held in Ontario County Jail on $5,000 cash bail.

Authorities say an order of protection has been issued for the victim.

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