Hornell woman charged with assault

Police say a Hornell woman was arrested following a physical altercation.

According to a news release, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nessadena Ortiz, 40, of Cornell for assault, menacing, possession of a weapon, and endangering the welfare of a child.

It is alleged that Ortiz caused physical injury to a member of her household while using a weapon. It is further alleged that this happened in the presence of a child under the age of 17.

Ortiz will respond to the charges at a later date.

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