A local man is accused of raping an upper Hudson Valley teen he met online.

On Monday, the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation Investigator attached to the Columbia Greene Child Advocacy Center in cooperation with the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office, arrested 20-year-old Bryan A. Graham of Greenport for rape, a felony, sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors.

The investigation revealed that Graham began an online relationship with a 13-year-old in late 2016, which led to a sexual encounter in early 2017, police say.

Graham was arraigned before the town of Greenport Court and remanded to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

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