The Cohoes Police Department announces the arrest of thirty year old Robert Hawk of Park Avenue in City of Cohoes for the misdemeanor of endangering the welfare of a child and the felony of assault in the second degree. The charges stem from an investigation by the Cohoes Police Detective Bureau into information, originally provided to the Cohoes Police Department by Child Protective Services, regarding an incident that occurred on October 3rd, 2018. During the incident Hawk reportedly struck a three year old child in the buttocks, causing an injury. The victim is the child of an acquaintance of Hawk’s. Hawk was charged as listed, arraigned and released with a return court date after being issued an order of protection to have no contact with the victim. Hawk’s booking photo is pictured below.