Penn Yan man charged with forcible touching

Police arrested a 35-year-old Penn Yan resident on forcible touching charges following an incident on October 24th.

Around 3:30 p.m. on October 24th James A. Conn, 35, of Penn Yan was charged with forcible touching after a sexual harassment complaint was filed with the Penn Yan Police Department.

Police say that Conn forcibly touched the intimate areas of a female victim who was driving while he was the passenger in her vehicle.

Conn was transported to the Yates County Jail pending arraignment.