Local man arrested for alleged sexual abuse of 15-year-old

FREDONIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A family in Fredonia came forward to police saying their daughter was abused, and police quickly responded.

The family of the 15-year-old female reported sexual abuse to police, sparking an investigation. That investigation led to the arrest of a 54-year-old Dunkirk man.

Fredonia Police charged William J. Anzalone with third degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child Wednesday. Police say the investigation is ongoing and they can’t release any additional details due to the case’s delicate nature.

Fredonia Police say Anzalone was arrested by Dunkirk Police then turned over to Fredonia Police. After his arraignment, Anzalone was put in jail on $500 bail.

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