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Man wanted for serious assault in Oneonta arrested


On January 5, 2022 around 5:14 p.m., New York State Police took Anthony Masi, age 29 into custody on an arrest warrant for Assault in the first degree, a class "B" felony. The warrant stems from a serious assault that occured in Oneonta after Masi attacked a victim with a machete-type knife at the Budget Inn on State Route 23.

The investigation is on-going.

Original Release:

State Police are asking the public’s help in locating 29-year-old Anthony Masi after an assault in Oneonta. On December 30, 2021, at around 6:00pm, State Police in Oneonta were called to the Budget Inn on State Route 23 for a report of a woman bleeding. When Troopers arrived they found a victim bleeding heavily from a large cut on her nose. The preliminary investigation determined the victim was attacked by Masi with a machete-type knife during an argument. The victim was taken to Bassett Hospital, and transferred to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse to undergo surgery. Anyone with information about Masi or his location is asked to contact State Police at 607-561-7400.

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