Buffalo man accused of raping child multiple times

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Four counts of second-degree rape, two counts of third-degree rape and one count of endangering the welfare of a child are coming against a Buffalo man.

Michael Austin, 52, is accused of raping a child younger than 16 multiple times over a six-month period.

Austin was arraigned in court where he was jailed on $250,000.

If convicted of the charges against him, Austin could spend a maximum of 36 years in prison.

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