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March 19, 2014

Police Log: March 19, 2013 — Felony arrest

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was charged Feb. 22 with assault.

At about 1 a.m. on Broad Street near Geoffrey’s Pub in Plattsburgh, a fight broke out between Tyler Monahan, 22, of Plattsburgh and a West Chazy man, Plattsburgh City Police said.

At one point during the fight, the West Chazy man was knocked unconscious, and sustained multiple injuries when he was not alert, police said.

The alleged victim was bleeding profusely from a large cut on his upper and lower lips and he had severe swelling caused by facial lacerations as well as a broken front tooth, police said.

The man was taken to CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh for treatment.

Alcohol was a factor in the crime, police said.

Monahan was charged with second-degree assault, a felony, and was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court.

He will reappear in court at a later date.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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