A Wayne County man was arrested in Rochester for a weekend assault in Lyons.
Lyons Police say Michael Newsome, 41, was arrested on Bay Street Thursday. He is charged with first and second degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing.
Police say he beat a woman over a period of two hours at his Catherine Street residence Sunday morning. She was eventually able to escape and was helped by neighbors. She is being treated at the hospital.
Newsome is being held in the Wayne County Jail on no bail.