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Ossining Man Sends Threatening Text To Woman, Police Say

An Ossining man sent a threatening text message to a woman on Badlwin Road leading to his arrest for aggravated harassment.
An Ossining man sent a threatening text message to a woman on Badlwin Road leading to his arrest for aggravated harassment. Photo Credit: Google Maps

OSSINING, N.Y. -- An Ossining man who threatened a Yorktown woman via text message, found himself charged with aggravated harassment, according to the Yorktown police.

Yorktown police received a call for help from the woman on Baldwin Road who had received a threatening text message from James Abel, 30, causing her to fear for her safety, police said.

Following an investigation, Yorktown officers contacted Abel by phone and he voluntary surrendered at police headquarters on Sunday, Oct. 2, police said.

A temporary order of protection was issued to the woman. Abel was released on  his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 20.

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