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Canandaigua woman charged with felony assault after attack at Ontario County Jail

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The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Canandaigua resident following an investigation into an assault at the jail.

According to a news release, Heather Valder, 29, of Canandaigua was arrested on a second-degree assault charge after an incident at the jail.


She’s accused of attacking another inmate at the jail, causing physical injury. The victim was struck multiple times in the head, according to deputies.

Valder was arraigned and will answer the charges at a later date.