Also sought as a person of interest in N.C. felony case

The Penn Yan Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating Israel Lopez-Lopez, in connection to an endangering the welfare of a child investigation. In addition to the local charges, Lopez is a person of interest in a felony case in North Carolina.

Lopez is described as being approximately 30 years old, 5'5" tall, slim-build, Hispanic male. Lopez is believed to be performing farm work in the area, and was last living on Elm Street in the Village.

Police are asking citizens not to take any direct action, but to call Penn Yan Police if his whereabouts are known to you.

Call PYPD at 315-536-4426.