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81-year-old man arrested on sex charges

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An elderly upstate man is accused of sexual abuse charges involving a little girl.

The New York State Police arrested Emerson M. Wood, 81, of Port Leyden on Wednesday.

They say that he had sexual contact with a girl under the age of 11 at his N. Pearl St. home on at least two separate occasions earlier this month.

Wood faces felony sex abuse and a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child.
 
He was arraigned in the village of Port Leyden Court and was sent to the Lewis County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000 cash bail.

It was unclear if Wood had a lawyer.

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