Man pleads not guilty to rape charges

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ALLEGANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – An Olean man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of raping a child under the age of 15-years-old.

Keith Ellis appeared in court on charges of second degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child on Tuesday. Prosecutors say the 19-year-old had sex with a person less than 15-years-old last July in the Town of Allegany.

The case has been adjourned for motions. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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