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Bath teen charged with sexual abuse

TOWN OF WHEELER, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A Bath teen has been charged with Sexual Abuse in the 1st degree after allegedly engaged in sexual contact with a 9-year-old at a residence in the Town of Jasper.

 A joint investigation by the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Steuben County Child Protective Unit resulted in the arrest of  Zachariah D. Hill, 16, of Snell Hill Road in Bath

Hill was charged with the class “D” felony and was arraigned in Wheeler Town Court and released on his own recognizance. 

He is scheduled to reappear in Town of Jasper Court on June 5th.

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