Police: Child sexually abused at Jay Peak

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JAY — Police say a Massachusetts man is accused of sexually abusing a child at Jay Peak Resort over the weekend.

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On Saturday, troopers responded to a condo at the resort at around 2 a.m. for a report of a sexual abuse incident.

According to a statement issued by police, investigators learned a female child had been the victim of a lewd sexual act inside the residence by a man she was staying with.

The accused was identified as James Henderson, 29, of Massachusetts.

Henderson was taken into custody and is being held at the Northern State Correctional Facility.

He is expected to appear in Orleans County Criminal Court today at 12:30 p.m.

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