TUPPER LAKE — A resident at Sunmount Developmental Center in Tupper Lake was charged March 11 with assault.
At about 9 a.m., Matthew J. Larkin, 26, tried to leave the building and had to be physically restrained by staff, State Police said.
When a trooper assisted the staff with restraining Larkin, he continued to resist by striking, spitting and kicking staff members and the trooper, police said.
He was charged with second-degree attempted assault, a felony; third-degree attempted assault, a misdemeanor, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor.
Larkin was arraigned in Tupper Lake Town Court and sent to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg