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Three men arrested following downtown assault
Rochester, N.Y. A 20-year-old woman was treated at Strong Memorial Hospital following an assault Thursday night.
According to the Rochester Police Department, three men were charged with second-degree assault after robbing the victim on Elwood Drive around 9 p.m.
Rochester residents Mark Gaskill, 20, Marcus Jordan, 26, and Cherry Point resident Andrew Nelson, 21, allegedly grabbed and punched the woman, and hit her repeatedly in the head with a rubber mallet.
Authorities say the men stole cigarettes and cash from the woman and drove away. The police spotted the suspects car on West Broad Street an hour after the incident occured.
The men were arrested and sent to Monroe County Jail in lieu of a $20,000 bail.