Officer assaulted during arrest on Lake Avenue

May 21, 2019 11:07 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- An officer was struck with a bottle Tuesday night while arresting a man in the city. 

Back up was called to Lake Avenue around 8:45 p.m. 


Rochester Police say they arrived to find a man, who had been drinking, allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. 

While putting him under arrest, one officer was hit in the head with a bottle. 

The officer and the suspect were both taken to an area hospital for treatment. 

Police say the man will be charged with assault and domestic charges. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 


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