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Penn Yan woman accused of escaping police custody twice

Police say a Penn Yan woman was taken into custody after escaping while being brought to centralized arraignment.

Kristen Oakes, 31, of Penn Yan was being brought to arraignment on prior charges of escape and a probation violation when she fled on foot.


She was apprehended after a short pursuit and taken back into custody.

Police charged her with another count of second-degree escape for escaping the detention facility.

She was held on $10,000 cash bail.