Leroy Town Justice Accused of Hitting Child

Leroy, NY -- State police have arrested the Town Justice in Leroy on charges he hit and injured a nine-year-old child. 

The Genesee County Child Protective Services office reported the abuse to state police December 4, and 50-year-old John Duyssen was arrested Monday. 

Investigators aren't saying how Duyssen knows the child. 

He's charged with harassment, and endangering a child, and has been released on his own recognizance. 

Duyssen lives in Stafford and is a retired sheriff's deputy.

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