WATERTOWNA city man was jailed after city police said he repeatedly punched a man in the face and head Sunday afternoon, requiring the man to obtain medical treatment.
Kevin C. Walcott, 22, of 229 W. Main St., Apt. 2, was charged with third-degree assault after he allegedly punched Lawrence T. Merritt, of 206 Franklin St., Apt. 402, in the face and head numerous times, causing a cut on the back of his head and scrapes and bumps on his face.
The assault occurred at Mr. Walcotts residence at 12:20 p.m. Sunday, police said.
He was arrested at his residence at 9:03 a.m. Monday and arraigned in City Court. He then was taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building and held on $500 bail.