SANGERFIELD, N.Y. -- An 81-year-old Sangerfield man is accused of sexually abusing a young girl on two separate occasions.
Oneida County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Robert A. Rink for allegedly having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl at his home in the summer of 2019, and again in March of 2020, after the girl had turned 13.
Rink was arrested on April 9 and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual abuse and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, all misdemeanors.
Rink is being held at Oneida County Correctional Facility until his arraignment.
An order of protection was requested for the victim, who has also been offered services through the Child Advocacy Center.