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Dolgeville man accused of choking son

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - A Dolgeville man faces charges after allegedly choking his son in front of the man's 16-year-old daughter, Dolgeville police say.

Frank J. Pelan III, 40, of Elm Street, is charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

According to officials, Pelan was involved in a physical domestic dispute with his 17-year-old son and allegedly choked him. This is alleged to have happened in the presence of Pelan's 16-year-old daughter. The son refused to have his father arrested for the altercation, however Pelan was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Pelan will return to the Town of Manheim Court at a later date.

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