Police: Father coached son to falsely report sexual abuse

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GREENWICH, N.Y. – A Queensbury man is under arrest after
police say he coached his young son to tell school staff that he was sexually
abused by his mother's current boyfriend.

State Police Greenwich BCI arrested
David A. Colvin, 48, of 24 Merritt Rd. in Queensbury for Endangering the
Welfare of a Child and Falsely Reporting an Incident in the 3rd-Degree
as a result of an investigation into a reported sexual assault of a child.

Colvin, locked in a custody dispute
with the child's mother, coached his 4-year-old son into falsely
disclosing to school staff that he had been sexually assaulted by his
mother's current boyfriend. 

Colvin was issued an appearance
ticket to appear in the Town of Queensbury court on April 1. 

 

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