Canandaigua man charged with predatory sexual assault against child

Authorities in Canandaigua have arrested a man in connection with an investigation into sexual assault.

Police say on Tuesday at 3:30 pm John A. Rathburn, 35, of Canandaigua was arrested and charged with predatory sexual assault against a child — a Class A-II felony.

Rathburn is accused of committing several acts of sexual contact, including sexual intercourse, on multiple occasions with a 12-year-old female victim from January 2014 to January 2016.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing and additional charges and victims are likely going to be identified moving forward. Rathburn was remanded to the Ontario County Jail without bail after arraignment.

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