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Corning man arrested by Steuben County Sheriff’s Deputies after reported County Jail assault

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on January 8, 2022, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Charles F. Sly, age 43, of Corning, New York, following an investigation of an assault allegedly committed in the Steuben County Jail.

It is alleged that Mr. Sly struck another person causing injury and choked that person. Mr. Sly was charged with Assault in the Third Degree and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. Mr. Sly was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and returned to the Steuben County Jail.

The victim was treated and released from a local medical facility, and returned to the jail.