Man charged with sexual abuse

GLOVERSVILLE – The city Police Department said officers arrested a man Tuesday for allegedly having sexual contact with a female child in July.

Stephen A. Robbins, 59, of 3 Prospect Ave., Apartment 5, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.

Police said Robbins had sexual contact with a 7-year-old girl on July 4.

Capt. of Detectives Anthony Clay said the incident is believed to have been a one-time occurrence.

Robbins was held for arraignment in City Court.

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