A Wayland man is facing sex abuse charges in Livingston County.
State troopers have charged 30-year-old Austin Pratt with 3rd-degree rape and 3rd-degree criminal sex act.
Pratt allegedly had sex with a child under the age of 17 in Geneseo on New Year’s Eve.
Pratt is a contracted athletic trainer to the Geneseo School District, and is employed at FF Thompson Hospital.
Pratt is being held in Livingston County Jail on $10,000 bail, and an order of protection has been issued to the alleged victim.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact State Police Headquarters at 585-398-4100.
On January 12, 2019, the New York State Police arrested Austin J. Pratt, age 30, of Wayland, NY, for Rape 3rd degree and Criminal Sex Act 3rd degree, both class “E” felonies, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class “A” misdemeanor.Mr. Pratt is employed by FF Thompson Hospital and is contracted out as an Athletic Trainer to the Geneseo School District. It is believed that on December 31, 2018, Austin Pratt had a sexual encounter with a child under the age of 17 years old at a location within the village of Geneseo. Mr. Pratt was arraigned at Livingston County Centralized Arraignment Court on January 13, 2019, and remanded to the Livingston County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. An Order of Protection was issued to the victim. The State Police and the Geneseo School District Administration are continuing their investigations. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact State Police Headquarters at 585-398-4100.