Man sentenced for attempted rape

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ALLEGANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man will spend one year in jail after being convicted of second degree attempted rape.

Keith Ellis of Olean had sex with a person less than 15-years-old last July in the Town of Allegany. He was originally charged with second degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child, but was convicted of second degree attempted rape.

The 19-year-old was sentenced Monday for to a year in the Cattaraugus County Jail. 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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