Lewis County man charged with sexually abusing a minor
Watson (Nathan Lehman WTNY) -- A 21 year old from Watson has been charged with sexually abusing a minor.
Timothy Bates of the Erie Canal Rd., was arrested Sunday by State Police on charges of third degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.
It's alleged that Bates had sexual contact with a 14 year old female in the Town of New Breman over the weekend.
Bates was arraigned and ordered held in the Lewis County Jail on $2500 cash bail or $5000 secured bond.
His next court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday evening.
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