Police: Auburn man accused of sexually abusing child weekly for years

An Auburn man was taken into custody on sex abuse charges following an investigation into assaults that spanned years.

Police say Joseph George Woodman, 32, of Auburn was charged with first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child younger than 13 years old.

Woodman is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with the child from August 2014, when she was 9-years-old, until August 2017, when she was approximately 12-years-old.

The Citizen reports that Woodman was arrested around 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday at the Auburn Police Station. He had been interviewed by police at the time.

Woodman was arraigned in City Court. Bail was set at $2,500 cash.