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Arrest in Penn Yan after teen beaten w/ dog leash

On Tuesday, Penn Yan Police arrested Jessica M. Turner, age 36 of Champlin Avenue in Penn Yan, and charged her with endangering the welfare of a child.The arrest came after Yates County Child Protective Service received a complaint that a 15-year-old Penn Yan resident had been with a dog leash earlier in the day.An investigation showed that the victim had been hit several times during an argument resulting in bruises to her arm and leg.Turner was issued an appearance ticket to appear in Village Court.

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