Otsego County sheriffs charged a Matthew Anthony, 36, of the Town of Maryland, with second degree assault, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal possession of a weapon.

Ouimet is alleged to have caused minor injuries to a 6-year-old child with a belt. Upon further investigation, Ouimet possessed several long guns in his residence and allegedly caused minor contusions to the child with a leather belt.

He is to appear in the Town of Maryland court next month.