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Belmont man arrested on sex charges after domestic incident

BELMONT – A Belmont man, accused of a sexual assault during a domestic violence incident June 9, was arrested on 13 charges Friday by Olean-based State Police.

Gary J. Preston, 28, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse involving forcible compulsion, sexual misconduct, strangulation, unlawful imprisonment, second- and third-degree assault, reckless endangerment, second- and third-degree menacing and third- and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Seven of the charges of are felonies, and a weapon allegedly was used during the incident, but further details were unavailable Saturday.