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Rochester man convicted of assault

Rochester, N.Y.- A 21-year-old man from Rochester was convicted Wednesday in the brutal assault of a woman back in May.

Jurors found Chad Agosto guilty of assault with intent to cause physical injury.

The assault happened after a party at the defendants home on Titus Avenue May 18.  Prosecutors said as the victim went to sleep, Agosto assaulted her, hitting her repeatedly with his fists before tearing a chin-up bar from the wall and hitting her with it, shattering bones in her arm.

Prosecutors say Agosto is a predicate felon who was out on parole the night of the assault.

He will be sentenced January 13 and faces up to seven years in prison.  

His victim continues to recover from her injuries.

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