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Penn Yan woman throws guitar down stairs, becomes irate in public after response

A Penn Yan woman is facing two charges after a violent outburst in public during the early-morning hours in the village.

Police arrested Sara Beth Elliot, 40, of Penn Yan on Thursday around 2:33 a.m.

She’s accused of damaging personal property, which belonged to another person.

A guitar was thrown down a flight of stairs, causing it to be damaged. Elliot is also accused of becoming irate after the incident – screaming and swearing on a public sidewalk.

Elliot was charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

Both charges will be answered in Penn Yan Village Court.