ALBION – An Albion man and his female friend remained jailed Friday on charges in connection with a vicious attack on a 59-year-old West State Street man earlier in the day, Albion Police Chief Roland E. Nenni III said.
The victim initially was taken to Medina Memorial Hospital and then rushed to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of head injuries. His name is not being released until his next of kin can be notified.
Domingo E. Candelario, 22, of West Park Street, is being held in the Orleans County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail on second-degree assault charges in the incident, which happened about 1:35 a.m. Friday, Nenni said.
Maria Lape, 18, of King Street, was charged with criminal facilitation for allegedly assisting Candelario in the planned attack, the chief said.
When police arrived at the West State Street site of the attack, they found a Lape screaming over the victim as he lay on the ground. Candelario had fled but was tracked down to a Beaver Street home in the village.
Lape is also being held in the Orleans County Jail in lieu of $1000 bail. Candelario faces Albion Court proceedings at 5 p.m. Tuesday and Lape faces court proceedings there at 5 p.m. Feb. 12.