Man flees after attacking woman at court

Maryland TE Dan Gronkowski

CUBA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A 23-year-old man who allegedly assaulted a woman outside of Cuba Town Court remains on the run.

Tuesday night around 7:30 p.m, Cuba Police officers attempted to take Giovanni Salmonson into custody after they say he attacked the woman outside the courthouse. Salmonson fled on foot into a wooded area. He was pursued by K9 officers from Cuba and State Police, but his trail was lost in a creek bed.

NOTE | The mouse cursor in Salmonson’s mugshot was the only photo police had available of the suspect

Authorities believe he remains in the Cuba/Olean area. Salmonson is considered armed and dangerous and is wanted on a felony warrant for intimidation of a witness and criminal obstruction of breathing.

Anyone who sees Salmonson or has information on his whereabouts should call 585-968-1666 or 911. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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