A man is accused of sexually abusing a young girl while she stayed at a popular Hudson Valley camp.

New York State Police from Dover were dispatched to investigate a reported sexual offense that occurred at Camp Berkshire in the Town of Dover. Police allege that on July 18, 50-year-old Henry A. Fernandez, of Allentown, Pennsylvania had sexual contact with a 13-year-old female victim.

Fernandez was charged with 2nd-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, both class A misdemeanors.

Fernandez was arraigned in the Town of Amenia Justice Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in the Town of Dover Court at a later date and time.

Police believe that this is an isolated incident. Anyone with information relative to this case is urged to contact the Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Dover by calling (845) 677-7300.

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