ITHACA, N.Y. – A Corning man was indicted in Tompkins County Court on Thursday after an incident in February where police say he tried to rape a teenager in Lansing.

New York State Police began investigating the case in April when it was discovered that Gary L. Havens, 42, attempted to rape a person under the age of 15,

According to court documents, the defendant attempted to engage in sexual intercourse with a minor on an unknown date in February 2014.

Havens was charged on a single-count indictment on Thursday for second-degree attempted rape.

His arraignment is scheduled for July 28 at 1:45 p.m. in Tompkins County Court.

Alyvia Covert

Alyvia is a Crime Reporter with The Ithaca Voice. She graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Journalism and Photography.