DOVER, N. Y. -- A 26-year-old Connecticut man is facing several sex abuse-related charges after New York State Police investigated a report of sexual contact with a 14-year-old in Dover, police said.
Bruce A. Pierce, Jr. of New Britain, Conn., is charged with felony second-degree criminal sexual act, along with misdemeanor forcible touching, endangering the welfare of a child and third-degree sexual abuse, police said.
He's being held in the Dutchess County Jail on $150,000 bond after an arrainment in Dover court, police said. He was arrested March 1 following the state police investigation, police said.