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Dutchess Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Child

Christopher McGhee, 34
Christopher McGhee, 34 Photo Credit: Dutchess County Sheriff's Office

A Hudson Valley man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child following an investigation by the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office.

Christopher McGhee, 34, of the Town of North East, was arrested for having sexual contact with a child that is known to him, according to Capt. John Watterson.

McGhee was taken into custody at his home without incident and charged with one count of felony predatory sexual assault, Watterson said.

He is being held without bail at the Dutchess County Jail.

Anyone with information regarding this case or similar incidents involving McGhee they are urged to contact Detective Harris or Detective Capalbo at (845) 486-3820. The Sheriff’s Office can also be contacted via the tip line at (845) 605-CLUE (2583) or dcsotips@gmail.com , and all information will be kept confidential.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted in the investigation by the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office and the Dutchess County Child Advocacy Center,

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