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Newark man charged with assault, contempt after attacking girlfriend and her father in Cayuga County

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark man on felony charges after an incident last week.

Robert Devey, 34, of Newark is accused of attacking his girlfriend and her father while in the presence of two children in the town of Sterling.


Devey was picked up on warrants by the Newark Police Department and turned over to the sheriff’s office in Cayuga County.

He’s been charged with criminal contempt and assault, as well as two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

He was remanded to the Cayuga County Jail without bail.