Assault and fire investigation in Rochester
Updated: Thursday, July 17 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
Rochester, N.Y. – Rochester police are investigating an assault on Rowley Street in Rochester.
Police were called around 5:30 Wednesday evening for a report of a fight. They say a 40-year-old man had minor cuts to his stomach and was taken to the hospital.
During the investigation, officers noticed a fire in a nearby apartment.
The Rochester Fire Department says there was significant damage to a rear apartment.
Police are looking into whether the assault and fire are related.