East Bloomfield man charged with assaulting wife, another man

David J. Witherow David J. Witherow

June 19, 2017 04:01 PM

An East Bloomfield man is facing charges after troopers say he attacked his wife and another man, seriously injuring the other man.

Forty-four-year-old David J. Witherow, of East Bloomfield, is charged with two counts of assault for the incident on Sunday.

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According to troopers, Witherow confronted his wife and another man after they pulled into a parking lot on Elm Street in East Bloomfield. Troopers say Witherow beat the male victim unconscious and then continued to strike him as he lay defenseless on the ground.

Investigators say Witherow also assaulted his wife after she tried to break up the incident.

The male victim was seriously injured and had to be airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. He is listed in guarded condition. Witherow's wife was treated for facial injuries at F.F. Thompson Hospital.

Witherow was arrested and sent to Ontario County Jail on $50,000 bail following arraignment.


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