Forestville residents charged following Sunday incident

FORESTVILLE – Two Forestville residents were charged in connection with an assault Sunday evening. Samantha J. Coleman, 24, and Chad H. Blakely, 28, were both charged following the incident on Main Street.

According to the Chautauqua County Sher-iff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the reported altercation at 6 p.m. where Coleman allegedly stabbed a victim with a knife and damaged property. Blakely also allegedly choked and unlawfully restrained a victim.

Coleman was charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief while Blakely was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree strangulation and unlawful imprisonment. Both were arraigned in Hanover Town Court and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.