A 48 year old Seneca Falls man was sent to Yates County Jail following his arrested by Penn Yan Police on charges of assault and criminal obstruction of breathing.
Penn Yan Police were called to Soldiers and Sailors Hospital for a woman that had been physically assaulted. Police believe Richard Orsani allegedly punched and choked the woman following a verbal argument. He is also accused of physically dragging the woman from a car and ripping her coat. Orsini was also charged with criminal mischief and harassment.
He will appear in Milo Town Court at a later date.