The Penn Yan Police Department reports the arrest of a 37-year-old Stark Avenue resident on felony charges following a violent domestic incident in the village on Monday.
Brian Thompkins, 37, of Penn Yan was charged with aggravated family offense, third-degree assault, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and harassment.
He was charged after an argument with a female subject, which turned violent. Police say Thompkins punched the female victim in the face – fracturing her nose.
Officers held Thompkins for arraignment due to the fact that he was charged with a felony.
Police say he also had two prior felony convictions. He was arraigned, but then released on his own recognizance.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)