Mental Health Official Arrested for Child Endangerment in New York

September 21, 2018 AT 10:40 AM

By Associated Press

Police have arrested a high-ranking official with New York state's mental health agency on charges of child endangerment.

Authorities in the town of Coeymans (KWEE'-mihnz), just south of Albany, say 61-year-old John Allen was arrested and arraigned Wednesday.

Allen is a special assistant to Commissioner Ann Sullivan of the state's Office of Mental Health.

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