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Penn Yan man arrested for stealing vehicle, leading officers on foot chase

The Penn Yan Police Department reports the arrest of a 31-year-old following a stolen vehicle investigation.

Clayton Brown, 31, of Penn Yan was arrested by officers after stealing a vehicle from the parking lot of a local business.

He was stopped in the village of Bath when deputies observed Brown operating the stolen vehicle on Rumsey Street.

Police responded to Bath to take Brown into custody. While they transferred him- he pulled away and led officers on a foot chase.

Brown was apprehended and arrested for grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property, escape, obstruction, and criminal tampering.

The charges will be answered at a later date.