Sheriff: No charges filed yet after assault in Clarence is captured on video


CLARENCE, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault that authorities say took place this past Saturday.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, a social media video of the incident has been circulating online.

Deputies say the victim sought medical treatment after being injured and was released. The Sheriff’s Office says “many of the injuries detailed in social media posts are greatly exaggerated or even false.”

“Agency personnel has talked to the victim and their family as well as photographed the victim’s injuries,” the Sheriff’s Office wrote.

As of Wednesday morning, no charged have been filed. Authorities are still investigating the incident.

News 4 will provide more information when it’s available.

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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