Down State Man charged with Assault

By Lindsey Nesselbush

July 22, 2010 Updated May 29, 2007 at 2:56 PM EST

A downstate man is arraigned on an assault charge in Binghamton City Court.

This after police say 42 year old Jack Rotger of Staten Island stabbed hi 25 year old Edwin Espada.

It happened late yesterday afternoon at 35 Seminary Avenue.

The victim suffered minor injuries.

Rotger is now in the Broome County jail and has been assigned a public defender.

Rotger is also on parole for attempted manslaughter.

Police aren't sure why he was in Binghamton.

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