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Burn sends grandfather to ECMC for treatment

Police charged Jason Covell of Central Avenue with second-degree assault Wednesday night after he burned his grandfather’s right leg with a cigarette lighter, according to Buffalo Police reports.

The action left a half-dollar size burn on his grandfather’s leg, and he was taken to the Erie County Medical Center for treatment, police said.

Police reported that the grandfather’s bedsheets and clothing were charred during the incident that occurred at 8 p.m.