Utica man accused of raping 11-year-old girl

State News

UTICA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A Utica man is behind bars, accused of raping an 11-year-old girl.

Sheriff’s deputies says Seth Bidwell, 24, was arrested following the alleged incident in the City of Utica.

The Oneida County District Attorney’s office has recommended Bidwell be held on $50,000 bail.

An order of protection has also been requested.

The victim has been offered counseling through the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.

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