Teenager faces sex abuse charge

GLOVERSVILLE – A city teenager was arrested on multiple misdemeanor counts after it was determined he had been repeatedly having sex with a 13-year-old girl over the course of several months, police said.

Robert M. Fountain III, 17, of 17 Montgomery St. was arrested by city police Monday and charged with second-degree sexual abuse and sexual misconduct, both misdemeanors.

Police said the Detective Division began an investigation of a sex offense in the beginning of June, and during the investigation, it was determined Fountain had sex repeatedly over the course of several months with a 13-year-old girl.

He was arraigned in City Court and sent to the Fulton County Jail on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond.