Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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Rome man accused of sexual contact with five-year-old
By NEWSChannel 2 Staff


ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Rome man is facing charges after authorities say he had sexual contact with a five year old girl.

According to the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center and the Oneida County Sheriff's Department, Frank R. Felker, 42, of Rome has been charged with first-degree attempted rape and first-degree sexual abuse.

Authorities say Felker had sexual contact with a five year old female in the City of Rome.

Murray was arraigned in Rome City Court and sent to the Oneida County Jail on no bail.

The case will now be turned over to the District Attorney's Office for Grand Jury action.

The victim will receive counseling through the Child Advocacy Center.