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Federal detainee accused of attack in Batavia facility

BATAVIA – A detainee in the federal detention center in Batavia attacked another detainee earlier this month, Genesee County sheriff’s deputes reported.

Ayodeji K. Animashaun, 30, was arraigned Thursday in Batavia Town Court on the felony charge. Deputies said Animashaun hit and placed another detainee in a choke hold Oct. 12.

The facility houses men in custody on immigration issues.

Animashaun is scheduled to return to Batavia Town Court on Nov. 30.