Amherst assault case

28 year old Marcel Joseph Arsenault of Amherst has been charged with assault with a weapon and aggravated assault due to an incident at a residence on Edgewood Avenue Wednesday evening.

The victim, a 41 year old man; was working in his yard when the 28 year old suddenly assaulted him.

A second person with a baseball bat struck the victim a number of times and knocked him out.

The two suspects then took off.

The second suspect has not yet been found.