26-year-old Canisteo man accused of child sex abuse
Canisteo, N.Y. - A 26-year-old Canisteo man is accused of sexually abusing a child.
According to State Police, Patrick Runyan was charged on March 18 with 14 counts of sexual abuse in the third degree and endangering the welfare of a child.
Troopers say that Runyan intentionally and repeatedly had sexual contact with a 15-year-old child on 14 separate occasions. It allegedly happened between January and March 2017 at a residence in the Village of Canisteo.
Runyan was taken to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 property bond.
He will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.