Homeless Man Charged In Assault

A homeless Amsterdam man faces charges in an assault last Saturday. Police say 21-year-old Tyrone Watson punched two people and bit one during a confrontation at a Prospect Street commercial property. The two people were owners of the building where Watson had trespassed Friday on two occasions. He was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for evaluation after the first incident then released. Watson was booked for assault and burglary in the Saturday incident then released.