Man accused of assaulting a child

COLDEN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Deputies have arrested an Amerhcat man for allegedly assaulting a child.

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office has charged 19-year-old Deion Hopkins with third degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The incident happened a year ago on State Street in Colden. The identity and age of the victim were not released.

Hopkins was released on an appearance ticket and is due back in Colden Town Court at a later date. 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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