Williamson man accused of beating child with metal rod

Michael Akers Photo: Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Michael Akers

Updated: June 25, 2020 08:45 AM
Created: June 25, 2020 06:57 AM

WILLIAMSON, N.Y. (WHEC) — A Wayne County man is facing multiple charges after deputies say he beat a child with a metal rod. 

Deputies arrested 41-year-old Michael Akers around 1:30 a.m. Thursday. 


Akers allegedly hit the child at a home on Ridge Road in Williamson, causing the child bruises and swelling.

Akers faces charges of second-degree assault, aggravated family offense, second-degree menacing, and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. 

He's expected to be arraigned Thursday morning. 

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