Man accused of sexually abusing a child

WELLSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) – A southern tier man has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing a child.

Wellsville Police arrested Raymond Higby III of Bolivar late Tuesday night on charges of first degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

Officers say the 35-year-old is accused in an incident that took place on South Brooklyn Avenue in the village.

After being arraigned, Higby was taken to the Allegany County Jail on $10,000 bail. 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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