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Town of Floyd- Authorities say a man from Oneida County is faced with a misdemeanor accusation that’s connected to an alleged sex offense incident.

At 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, the State Police from Marcy arrested Peter Merchant, 56, of Rome, NY for one count of forcible touching (intimate parts).

Troopers said the incident was first reported Tuesday morning.

Merchant’s arrest status was not updated in the daily blotter and the State Police included no further details in their report. 

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