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Owego police arrest village man on 2 felony and 5 misdemeanor child abuse charges

(Owego, NY) – Village of Owego Police arrested Steven J. Bunting, 33, of Owego, on Thursday, March 10, after an investigation into a child abuse complaint. Bunting was arrested on these charges:

  • Assault in the Second Degree with a deadly weapon, Class D Felony;
  • Assault in the Second Degree with intent to cause injury to a person under 7 years old, Class D Felony;
  • and 5 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Class A Misdemeanors.

Bunting was arraigned at Tioga County CAP Court before Justice Townsend of Candor Town Court and was released on his own recognizance.