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Man accused of sexually assaulting a child

Police are turning to the public for additional information after a reported arrest of a 45-year-old Niagara Falls man accused in the sexual assault of a child under 13.

The investigation by the Niagara County Sheriff Department and Town of Niagara Police led to the recent arrest Christopher P. Gordon.

Gordon was charged Friday with first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree criminal sex act with a victim under 13, and two counts of first-degree criminal sex act by forcible touching. Police did not specify the age of the victim.

Gordon was arraigned in the Town of Wheatfield and bail was set at $25,000 cash or $50,000 bond by Justice Erin DeLabio. He will return to court at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Town of Niagara.

Investigators are looking for more information on Gordon and have asked for the public’s assistance. Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Stephen Gaydos at 438-3407.