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Penn Yan man falsely reported incident, requested ambulance even though he didn’t need one

Police say a Penn Yan man was taken into custody after falsely reporting an incident for calling 911 when there wasn’t an emergency.

Police say an ambulance responded to his Main Street residence to find John Mattero, 54, of Penn Yan, not suffering from any medical emergency.


Investigation determined that he called to draw attention to himself.

Matter was charged with falsely reporting an incident and will answer the charge at a later date.



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