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Child abuse report leads to arrest of Canandaigua man

Police say a Canandaigua man was arrested following a child abuse complaint.

According to a news release, the Penn Yan Police Department arrested Richard M. Siesto Jr., 37, of Canandaigua for harassment and endangering the welfare of a child.

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Siesto Jr., was arrested following investigation into a child abuse complaint received from the victim’s school. It is alleged that Siesto Jr., had subjected the child to unwanted physical contact by pushing his face into couch cushions and elbowing him in the ribcage. 

Siesto Jr., was transported to the Yates County Jail where he is pending arraignment.