FORT PLAIN-A local man was charged with the rape of a 13-year-old girl Oct. 23.
Patrick Steenburg, 19, of 8 Lincoln St. was charged with second-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child, according to Fort Plain Police Chief Robert Thomas III.
Steenburg is alleged to have had sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl, according to Thomas.
According to Thomas, a family member lodged a complaint, and an investigation revealed Steenburg and the girl had been engaging in sexual intercourse.
Thomas said Steenburg was cooperative during the investigation. He was sent to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility, where he was later bailed out.
Thomas said further details of the case are being withheld until trial.