SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A Saratoga man is accused of having sexual contact with an 8-year-old girl last week.
Police say they were called to an address on Lincoln Avenue just before 11 p.m. after the girl reported she was subjected to inappropriate contact by 61-year-old Michael Capone.
The incident happened on December 29.
Capone is accused of coming into the apartment while the girl was asleep, subjecting her to inappropriate contact and then leaving the apartment.
The girl, awakened by Capone’s actions, alerted family members once he left.
Police say the girl was not physically injured during the incident but was transported to Saratoga Hospital as a precaution.
Capone is known to the family and police say he is a regular guest.
He was charged with first-degree sexual abuse victim less than 11 years, first-degree criminal sex act, and predatory sexual assault of a child.
Capone was arraigned and committed on $500,000 cash bail.