Cortland Man Charged With Assault Based on Security Camera Footage
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
A Cortland man is facing an assault charge after severely beating his ex-girlfriend.
Cortland City Police have charged 46 year old Cornell Hathaway of 8 South Ave. with a misdemeanor count of assault.
Police say on July 7th Hathaway is accused of striking his 35 year old ex-girlfriend multiples times, at one point he knocked her unconscious.
A neighbor called police, the victim sustained cuts, bruising and a shoulder injury but she refused to press charges. Later police reviewed surveillance footage from the area that captured the attack; based on the recording they arrested Hathaway.
Hathaway was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Cortland County Jail on $500 cash or $1000 bond.
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