Seneca Falls man charged with rape after 2017 incident

Police arrested a 33-year-old Seneca Falls man following a rape investigation, which involved an unidentified 15-year-old.

The Seneca Falls Police Department says the investigation stemmed from a 2017 incident, and resulted in Steven W. Knight, 33, being charged with one count of third-degree rape.

Police say Knight had sexual intercourse with an unidentified 15-year-old female, which prompted the charge.

He was arraigned in Seneca Falls Town Court and committed to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on no bail.

An order of protection was issued on behalf of the victim.

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