Troopers: Pittstown man accused of having sex with child less than 11-years-old

PITTSTOWN, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Troopers in Brunswick say they’ve arrested a man, accused of having sex with a child less than 11-years-old.

Authorities say 53-year-old Robert Russell of Pittstown was arrested on January 22 in connection to a Sexual Abuse Investigation.

Officials say Russell was arrested by State Police and charged with Sex Abuse 1st, a Felony, Criminal Sale of Marijuana 5th, a Misdemeanor and Endangering the Welfare of a Child a Misdemeanor. Officials say he’s accused of having sexual contact with a child less than 11-years-old.

He was arraigned in the Town of Pittstown Court and remanded to the Rensselaer County Jail. No bail was set.

State Police were assisted by Rensselaer County Child Protective Services with the investigation which is still on going, anyone with any information is asked to contact Troopers at SP Brunswick 518-279-4427.

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