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Lewiston man charged with forcible touching

In addition, Leander Patterson, 39, is charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Credit: Niagara County Sheriff's office

LEWISTON, N.Y. — A Lewiston man is facing sex charges following an alleged incident at his home earlier this month.

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says in investigation was opened after a report that a sex offense took place at the home of 39-year-old Leander Patterson.

Patterson turned himself in and is charged with two counts each of forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child. He's being held for arraignment and will face a future court date in the Town of Lewiston.

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