ALBION — An Albion man faces numerous felony charges after an investigation into a reported forcible rape of an underage girl last month, village police said.
Spencer L. Burton, 20, was arrested Oct. 17 and charged with first-degree rape by forcible compulsion and first-degree criminal sexual act, both class B violent felonies punishable by up to 25 years in state prison.
He also was charged with first-degree sexual abuse, also a felony, and misdemeanor counts of criminal obstruction of breathing and endangering the welfare of a child.
Burton was arraigned and committed to Orleans County Jail.
The case has been remanded to a grand jury for consideration.
The victim was less than 17 years old.
— By Scott Desmit