ITHACA, N.Y. — An 17-year-old man was indicted last week on multiple counts alleging that he sexually abused a child.

Kevin Wydick Jr. is charged with felonies for first-degree criminal sexual act and first-degree sexual abuse, along with a misdemeanor for endangering the welfare of a child.

The Dryden Village Police Department arrested Wydick on a warrant Jan. 18. According to court documents, he engaged in “oral sexual conduct” with a child less than 11 years old.

He’s being held at the Tompkins County Jail on $25,000 bail or $50,000 bond.

Wydick is scheduled to appear in court for arraignment on Jan. 26.

Jolene Almendarez

Jolene Almendarez is Managing Editor at The Ithaca Voice. She can be reached at jalmendarez@ithacavoice.com; you can learn more about her at the links in the top right of this box.