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Canisteo Man arrested in child abuse case

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Patrick Runyan

State Troopers have arrested a man from the town of Canisteo, on suspicion of possible child abuse.

Patrick A. Runyan, 26, of  Canisteo, was arrested on March 18 and charged with fourteen counts each of Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree.

Troopers allege that on fourteen separate occasions spanning from January to March of 2017, Runyan intentionally and repeatedly subjected a 15-year-old child to sexual contact while at a residence in Canisteo.

Runyan was arraigned before Town of Hornellsville Justice Richard Scavo and remanded to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 property bond.

He is scheduled to reappear in the Village of Canisteo Court on March 24 at 8:00 a.m.

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