By Jason Weinstein. A Cortland man is under arrest for assaulting a 72-year-old woman. Police say on December 1st 29-year-old David Wenger struck the victim in the face with a closed fist and fled the area on foot. The vicitm received a cut above her right eye, which required five stitches.
Police arrested Wenger after an investigation which included the review of video evidence Thursday afternoon. Wenger is charged with one count of assault in the second degree, a felony. Police say the assault was a random act and that there is no relationship between Wenger and the victim