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Cheektowaga man arrested for daytime assault in Buffalo

A 45-year-old Cheektowaga man was arrested about 5 p.m. Friday in connection with an attack on a man April 17 on Marion Street.

James Woelfle, of Claudette Court, was stopped while driving a car down Marion Street after officers recognized him as a suspect in the midafternoon attack on a Marion Street man who was clubbed by two suspects using a large wrench.

The victim of the assault went to Kenmore Mercy Hospital for treatment of severe head injuries.

Woelfle was charged with second degree assault and criminal possession of marijuana. Police said the second suspect in the assault is still being sought.