A Hudson Valley man was jailed for allegedly sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl.

New York State Police from Highland charged 28-year-old Robert C. Newkirk, of Modena for sexual abuse, a class D felony.

State Police began an investigation into a report that a 10-year-girl was inappropriately touched by Newkirk in the Town of Plattekill in 2015.

Wednesday, Newkirk was arrested for the alleged sexual touching.

Newkirk was arraigned in Plattekill Town Court and subsequently remanded to Ulster County Jail on $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

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