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Chenango man faces felony sex abuse charges

TOWN OF DICKINSON (WBNG) — The Broome County Sheriff’s Office says a town of Chenango man is accused of engaging in multiple acts of sexual conduct over the course of several years with a juvenile.

According to a news release, the Broome County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division began an investigation after receiving a complaint about 69-year-old Larry Birt that was filed with an out of state agency. During the investigation, detectives were able to identify an additional victim who alleged abuse, the sheriff’s office says.

Deputies say Birt was arraigned on the following charges:

  • Course of sexual conduct against a child, first degree, class B felony
  • Sexual abuse, first degree, class D felony
  • Criminal sexual act, second degree, class D felony
  • Endangering the welfare of a child, class A misdemeanor

Authorities say Birt remains in the custody of the Broome County Jail.

WBNG

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