Seneca Falls man arrested for sexual abuse and forcible touching

A Seneca Falls man has been arrested for sexual abuse.

On Oct. 5 Seneca Falls Police arrested David Brownell, 58, of Seneca Falls, for sexual abuse in the first degree and forcible touching.

The arrest stems from an incident that occurred on Sept. 2 when Brownell subjected another person to unwanted sexual contact while the individual was physically helpless.

Brownell was taken to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await arraignment.

An order of protection was requested for the victim.

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