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Saratoga Sheriff: 17-year-old faces rape, child pornography charges in Milton

Saratoga Sheriff: 17-year-old faces rape, child pornography charges in Milton

Officials announced his arrest Wednesday
Saratoga Sheriff: 17-year-old faces rape, child pornography charges in Milton
Joseph W. Harrington
Photographer: Saratoga County Sheriff's Office (inset), Shutterstock (background)

MILTON — A 17-year-old from Saratoga County is accused of raping a female acquaintance last month in Milton, Saratoga County Sheriff's officials said.

He is also accused of requesting the underage victim to send him explicit photographs of herself, officials said.

Joseph W. Harrington, 17, of Rock City Falls, faces one count of first-degree rape and promoting a sexual performance by a child, felonies.

Harrington is accused of physically overpowering his victim and raping her June 21. Officials announced his arrest Wednesday.

Harrington was arraigned in Milton Town Court before Judge Diane Turo and released to appear in court later.

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