Spencer Charged With Felony Assault

Steven A. Spencer, 20, has been charged with felony assault of a six-month-old baby following continuing investigation of an assault case that occurred Friday. The incident occurred at 15 Hedges St., and the six-month-old baby boy – who is being treated at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo – remains in critical condition. Spencer, who is the father of the victim, was initially charged Friday with second-degree assault and reckless assault of a child after investigation revealed that he did shake and strike the infant with an object while babysitting at the child’s home. Spencer was arraigned Saturday, and is currently being held at Chautauqua County Jail.