Posted on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at 12:37 am
Plattsburgh, NY (May 13, 2019) – State Police announced the arrest of a man on Saturday, May 11th, who allegedly engaged in sexual contact with a 3-year-old child. Jacob M. Vann, 24, of Plattsburgh, was arrested on Saturday after an investigation into allegations of the abuse which was originally reported to have taken place on April 9, 2019.
According to authorities, Vann was arrested and has now been charged with first-degree sexual abuse, as well as endangering the welfare of a child. At this time, police have not released any details concerning the incident. Vann was arrested in the town of Plattsburgh and arraigned in the Town of Saranac Court.
Police stated that Vann was held on $3,000 cash bail, which he posted and was subsequently released. No further information has been made available at this time.
New York Child Victim’s Act
First and foremost, we wish to express our most heartfelt sympathies to the victim, as we can only hope they are able to physically, emotionally, and mentally recover from this incident. It is important for child victims and their families to understand that the recently drafted New York Child Victim’s Act allows time to make an attempt at healing before taking legal action.
At Hach & Rose, we are unyielding about holding those who commit such monstrous sexual offenses, particularly against a child so young, accountable for their disturbing and unforgivable actions. We firmly believe that each and every child victim deserves the most compassionate and understanding representation possible.
Sexual abuse in New York tragically occurs all too often, and we are devoted to helping the victims of such heinous acts. Our sympathetic attorneys recognize the severe trauma that so many victims have been forced to endure, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you or a loved one has been the victim of child sex abuse, please do not hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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