Man Faces Gang Assault Charge

By Suzanne Proulx

Man Faces Gang Assault Charge

July 31, 2012 Updated Jul 31, 2012 at 3:30 PM EDT

Cortland, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Cortland man faces felony assault charges after allegedly beating a man unconscious over the weekend.

Cortland Police reported that Kaywon Pittman, 24, of Cortland and a group of people attacked Robert Miller, 25, of Cortland on Main Street on Saturday morning.

Officers found Miller unresponsive and emergency personnel transported Miller to Cortland Regional Medical Center before being taken to SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

Pittman was arraigned in Cortland City Court and is being held at Cortland County jail without bail.

Anyone with information on the incident should call Cortland City Police at (607) 753-3001.

The assault is still under investigation.

- One Count, Gang Assault, 1st Degree, Class B Felony
- One Count, Assault, 2nd Degree, Class D Felony
- One Count, Conspiracy, 4th Degree, Class E Felony
- One Count, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, 7th Degree, Class A Misdemeanor