Hammondsport man accused of raping victim under 15

A Hammondsport man was arrested on several charges over the weekend- including rape and sex abuse.

On April 14, investigators arrested Jonathan Wells, 21, following an investigation.

Wells is accused of engaging in sexual acts with a person under the age of 15.


Wells was charged with rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child.

He was arraigned and released.

Sheriff Jim Allard thanked Hammondsport Village Police, and the Steuben County Department of Social Services Child Advocacy Center for their assistance in the investigation.


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