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Father hits 16-year-old son with his van during a physical fight

By Mason White 1:02 PM July 31, 2015
David Sanford 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A physical fight between a father and son ended in injuries.

The father of New York, is facing a felony charge after he allegedly hit his 16-year-old son with a van during a dispute, police said.

David Sanford, 43, Cortland, is accused of second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

State police said that they responded to a call of two people fighting on Blodgett Mills Road in Cortland.

Investigators found that during the physical fight with his teenage son, Sanford got into his truck and pulled forward, hitting his son as he walked away.

The child was taken by ambulance to Cortland Regional Medical Center, where he was treated for back pain and dizziness.

Sanford was released from jail after posting $750 bond.