Troopers: Syracuse man raped 13-year-old in Weedsport

A Syracuse man has been arrested and charged following an investigation in Cayuga County, according to state police.

West H. Aziz, 21, was charged with second-degree rape, fifth-degree criminal sale of marijuana, and endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly traveled from Syracuse to Weedsport to have sex with an underage girl.

Police say he met the 13-year-old on social media, and when they met – he gave her a small amount of marijuana.

Aziz was arraigned in Weedsport Village Court and remanded to the Cayuga County Jail in lieu of $7,500 cash bail or $15,000 secured bond.