Russell man charged with assault after allegedly knocking out tooth

Updated: Jun. 17, 2020 at 10:04 AM EDT
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RUSSELL, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Russell man is accused of knocking out someone’s tooth during a domestic incident.

St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies say 37 year old Justyn Fountain allegedly hit the victim in the face with his elbow, which knocked out a front tooth and caused swelling and bruising to her eye.

He was charged with third-degree assault and arraigned electronically in Waddington town court.

Fountain was released on his own recognizance to appear in Madrid town court at a later date.

A no-harass order of protection was issued for the victim.

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