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Penn Yan man arrested after arson investigation where tent was set on fire

Police arrested a 35-year-old Penn Yan man following an arson investigation.

Christopher Cooke, 35, of Penn Yan was charged with conspiracy after an investigation into an arson where a person’s tent was burned.

The tent was burned while up in a back yard in the village. Cooke is accused of conspiring with another person and providing materials to carry out the arson.

The charges will be answered at a later date.