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Local firefighter suspended after stabbing
Rochester, N.Y. - A Ridge Road firefighter has been suspended after being charged with assault for a stabbing at a strip club.
Investigators say 25-year-old Benjamin Deragon of Rochester was charged with assault in the second degree.
The Rochester Police Department says officers were patrolling the area near the Barrel of Dolls on Anderson Avenue when 25-year-old Jason Brand stopped them, saying he had been stabbed.
Brand was taken to the Strong Hospital and received stitches for a laceration to his torso.
The Ridge Road Fire District is cooperating with RPD and the District Attorney's office.