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Police: Penn Yan woman let child wander onto village street without supervision

Police report the arrest of a Penn Yan woman following the discovery that her young child was wandering on the side of a road in Penn Yan.

Bethan Washburn, 28, of Penn Yan was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after her child was found wandering on Clinton Street, near Jacobs Street.

Police say that the child was found several hundred feet away from her family’s Main Street apartment.

The child does not appear to have been hurt in the incident.

Washburn was issued appearance tickets and will answer the charge at a later date.

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