A Hudson Valley man is accused of raping a young child over an extended period of time.

New York State Police from Liberty, along with the Sullivan County Family Violence Unit, arrested 35-year-old Leon Fountain of Monticello for first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child, a class B felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.

During their investigation, authorities allege they discovered Fountain engaged in sexual acts with a child, younger than 13-years-old, over an extended period of time. Police did not release more information into the victim or what they discovered to charge Founatin.

Fountain was arraigned in the Village of Monticello Court and remanded to Sullivan County Jail pending a future court appearance.

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