Parolee charged with sexually abusing child in Buffalo


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A parolee has been charged with sexually abusing a child in Buffalo.

Richard Tyes, 39, has been arraigned on charges of sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

Prosecutors say that earlier this month, Tyes made sexual advances toward a child younger than 13.

Tyes was also accused of showing the victim sexually explicit images and videos on a cell phone.

He was taken into custody and remains held on $50,000 bail.

His felony hearing is adjourned until February 11 at 9:30 a.m.

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