Sherburne man accused of having sexual relationship with teen

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - A Town of Sherburne man faces several charges after he allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old, the Chenango County Sheriff's Office said.

Thomas W. Knickerbocker, 20, of Sherburne is charged with rape, criminal sexual act, possessing a sexual performance by a child, disseminating indecent material to a minor and endangering the welfare of a child.

According to officials, deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the Town of North Norwich. When deputies arrived, Knickerbocker was allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a 13-year-old in the car. Knickerbocker is accused of sending the victim indecent material via Facebook.

Knickerbocker, who was arrested Saturday, was sent to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $1,000 cash bail.

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