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Police: Predatory sex assault charges filed in Canandaigua after investigation

On April 7th at approximately 10:40 a.m. members of the Canandaigua Police Department arrested a 56-year-old on predatory sex assault charges.

John Yarger, 56, was charged with predatory sexual assault against a child. 

It’s alleged that the defendant had sexual contact on multiple occasions between 2017 and 2018 with a child less than 9 years old.

The incidents are said to have occurred in the city of Canandaigua.  

The arrest of Yarger is the result of a co-investigation conducted by the Canandaigua City Police Department, the Child Advocacy Center and Ontario County Child Protective Services. 

Yarger is being held at the Ontario County Jail, according to police.