A New Jersey man was charged with the sexual abuse of a child in the Hudson Valley. Police believe there could be more victims.

On Wednesday, the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of a New Jersey man following a month-long investigation into the alleged sexual abuse of a child in Dutchess County.

Herald J. Bodensiek, of Edison, New Jersey is accused of having sexual contact with a child. The 64-year-old has been charged with sexual abuse in the 1st degree, a felony.

Police are hoping someone with information regarding this case or another case with Bodensiek contacts them.

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"If anyone has information about this case or similar cases involving Mr. Bodensiek they are urged to contact Detective Sistarenik at 845-486-3833 or bsistarenik@dutchessny.gov. The Sheriff’s Office can also be contacted via the tip line at 845-605-2583 or dcsotips@gmail.com, and all information will be kept confidential," the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office stated in a press release.

Police believed Bodensiek isn't a danger to Dutchess County, despite asking the public for help with the investigation into the New Jersey man.

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"No further details will be released about the case in order to protect the victim’s privacy, and at this time there doesn’t appear to be a danger to the community as a whole," Dutchess County Sheriff's Office said in a press release.

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After being processed Mr. Bodensiek was arraigned before the Town of Union Vale Court, and was remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond.

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