A Hudson Valley man who was accused of sexually abusing a local child repeatedly over a three-year period admitted to some sex offenses.

On Thursday in Ulster County Court, 36-year-old Ulrich Arlt of New Paltz pleaded guilty to the Class “D” violent felony of course of sexual conduct against a child.

Arlit confessed between August 1, 2015, and November 16, 2017, he engaged in two or more acts of sexual conduct with a child who was less than 13-years-old.

He was arrested in May following an investigation by the Ulster County Family and Child Advocacy Center and indicted by an Ulster County grand jury on November 14, 2018.

At the time of his arrest, Arlit was accused of repeatedly sexually abusing a child from the local area for about three years.

He faces a maximum of 7 years in state prison to be followed by up to ten years of post-release supervision. He will be required to register under the New York State Sexual Offender Registration Act for a minimum of 20 years.