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Rome woman accused of raping 15 year old boy

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Rome woman has been charged after authorities say she had sex with a 15 year old boy last month.

According to the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center and the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, Tonya L. Kersey, 31, of Rome has been charged with third-degree rape. Authorities say that Kersey had sex with a 15 year old boy in April.

She was arraigned in Rome City Court and sent to the Oneida County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.

The case now gets handed over to the Oneida County District Attorney's Office for Grand Jury action.

The victim has been offered counseling through the Child Advocacy Center.

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