Utica man accused of beating victim with cane


UTICA — A 33-year-old man is accused of beating another man with a walking cane on Oswego Street Sunday morning, according to the Utica Police Department.

Police said Kareem Cohen, of Utica, repeatedly struck another man with the cane in the 800 block of Oswego St. at about 8:50 a.m. Sunday. The victim suffered several cuts and bruises in the attack, and he was treated at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica, police stated.

Cohen is charged with one count each of felony second-degree assault and fourth-degree possession of a weapon, police stated. He is scheduled to appear in Utica City Court.


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