Schoharie County

State Police: Schoharie County man used child to make child pornography

Thor R. Eriksen - Credit: New York State Police

Thor R. Eriksen - Credit: New York State Police

GILBOA – A Schoharie County man used a young child to make child pornography, state police said.

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Thor R. Eriksen, 71, of Gilboa, was arrested last week and charged with one count of use of a child in a sexual performance, a felony.

Eriksen is accused of inducing a young child to engage in a sexual performance at his residence in Gilboa, troopers said.

Eriksen was arraigned, posted $5,000 bail and was released. He is due back in court later.

State police are investigating the possibility of other victims, troopers said. Anyone has any information concerning Eriksen is asked to contact state police at 518-630-1700.

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