HINSDALE, NY – A Franklinville man was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said Dale E. Forrester, 35, allowed two children to kayak at dusk on the Olean Creek in Hinsdale without personal flotation devices, cell phones or flashlights.

The children were found during a search and rescue operation.

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Forrester was issued appearance tickets for Hinsdale Town Court where he is due to appear in September.

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