Youngstown road worker accused of punching supervisor

John Cox, 57, is charged with felonious assault

John Cox, charged with felonious assault in Youngstown.
YOUNGSTOWN: Arrested Aug. 10 - John Cox, 57, charged with felonious assault

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Youngstown Street Department worker is accused of punching his supervisor.

Prosecutors said the victim suffered a facial fracture and a concussion as a result of the assault.

John Cox, 57, was arrested Thursday on a felonious assault charge. He appeared in Youngstown Municipal Court on Friday.

An attorney said Cox has been employed at the road department for 30 years. Prosecutors did not give a reason for the alleged assault.

Bond was set at $30,000, and a preliminary hearing was set for 10:15 a.m. August 18.

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