Man charged with menacing neighbor, 5-year-old with firearm in Batavia

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Batavia man has been charged with menacing a neighbor and his five-year-old son with a firearm.

Russell L. Penepant, 54, of W. Main St. Road, was charged Sunday afternoon with second degree menacing and endangering the welfare of a child.

He was arraigned in Town of Batavia Court and held in lieu of $2,500 cash/$5,000 bond.

Penepant is scheduled to reappear in court Sept. 22.

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