TOWN OF LOCKPORT – Two teenage boys were charged with misdemeanor assault and endangering the welfare of a child Saturday after allegedly attacking a girl outside their residence, sheriff’s deputies said.

The victim, who was not further identified, reportedly was hit in the face with a water balloon and then was punched and kicked. She suffered cuts to the mouth and head as well as neck pain. She was taken to Eastern Niagara Hospital for treatment.

Arrested were Matthew C. Hathaway, 17, and Michael M. Hathaway, 16, both of Ruhlman Road.