State police arrested a 54-year-old from Freeville in Central New York after he lured a child and had sexual contact with them.
Richard Couch, 54, was charged with felony counts of criminal sex act and luring a child after an incident involving a 16-year-old victim.
Couch was transported to the Cayuga County Jail and arraigned. State police said they were assisted by the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office.
They are also asking anyone who may have had contact with Couch to call state police at (315) 255-2767 as the investigation remains active.
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