BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Batavia man has been arrested and is facing child sexual abuse charges.
40-year-old Melvin Huntley was arrested as a continuing investigation revealed he allegedly sexually assaulted a “child/children over an extended period of time,” according to the Genesee County’s Sheriff’s office. The abuse accusations date back to September 2014.
He was charged with predatory sexual assault against a child, first-degree course of conduct against a child, first-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse. After his arraignment on Thursday, the 40-year-old was sent to the Genesee County Jail with no bail.
The sheriff’s office says more charges are expected.
An investigation into the alleged abuse is ongoing.