An Auburn man is facing a felony sex abuse charge in connection with a relationship he had with an underage girl, state police said.

Troopers from the state police Auburn station on Tuesday arrested Kevin N. Dicola after an investigation found that he had a sexual relationship with a girl under the age of 17, state police said in a press release.

Dicola was charged with third-degree rape, a class E felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.

Dicola was arraigned in Fleming Town Court and remanded to Cayuga County Jail on bail of $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond.

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