Man accused of having sexual relationship with underage girl

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NORTH HARMONY, N.Y. (WIVB) – A southern tier man is behind bars in the Chautauqua County Jail on charges of having a sexual relationship with a juvenile female.

William Stratton of Ashville is charged with second degree course of sexual conduct against a child, third degree rape, third degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. The sheriff’s office says the 39-year-old had a sexual affair with the girl from December 2009 through August 2013 in the Town of North Harmony.

Strattion was arrested Tuesday and locked up on $20,000 bail.

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