71-year-old charged with sexual abuse


GLOVERSVILLE – A city man is facing charges after city police said he had sexual contact with a child.

Robert E. Harpp, 71, of 2 Frontage Road, Apartment 1005, was charged Tuesday with first-degree sexual abuse.

Officers said Harpp was charged after an investigation showed he had sexual contact with a juvenile female less than 11-years-old over the course of several years.

Harpp was arraigned in City Court by Judge Cory Dalmata and sent to the Fulton County Correctional Facility on $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bond.

By Patricia Older

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