Penfield man injured after assault in home, victim’s son in custody

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A Penfield man has been hospitalized after he was assaulted in his home early Friday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. (News 8 Photo/ERIC SCHEDLBAUER)

PENFIELD, N.Y. (WROC) — A Penfield man has been hospitalized after he was assaulted in his home early Friday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to Meadow View Drive around 3:12 a.m. Officials say the 55-year-old man suffered serious injuries to his face and head. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Deputies later located the suspect and took them into custody.

Officials say the suspect is the 19-year-old son of the victim. He was taken to an area hospital for a mental health check.

Officials from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said there is no danger to the public.

This is a developing story. News 8 WROC will be providing updates as they become available.

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