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Rome man accused of raping child

30-year-old Andrew Richardson of Rome (Photo provided by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office)

A Rome man is facing a felony rape charge after he allegedly had sexual intercourse with a child.

Posted: Aug. 24, 2018 10:39 AM

A Rome man is facing a felony rape charge after he allegedly had sexual intercourse with a child, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office’s Chief Deputy Joseph Lisi, director of the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.

Andrew Richardson, 30, is charged with felony third-degree rape. Richardson is accused of having sexual intercourse with a female child under the age of 17 in the city of Rome.

Richardson was processed and held at Rome City Lockup pending arraignment in Rome City Court.

An order of protection has been requested on behalf of the victim, who has also been offered counseling services through the Child Advocacy Center.

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