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Hudson man charged with sexual assault

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Photo: El-Jalon Thorton (Hudson Police Dept.) Photo: El-Jalon Thorton (Hudson Police Dept.)

HUDSON, N.Y. – A 20-year-old Hudson man has been arrested by police after allegedly sexually abusing four victims ranging in age from 11 to 15-years old.

El-Jalon Thorton was arrested by police after they responded to a domestic altercation involving a 16-year old. When police arrived, the suspect fled, only to be found hiding at in apartment at Schuyler Court.

Thorton was charged with Assault, Unlawful Imprisonment, Resisting Arrest, and Harassment.

In court a day later, he was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Forcible Touching, Sexual Abuse, and Sexual Misconduct. These charges were part of a two month investigation and unreleated to the domestic altercation. The investigation revealed four separate victims ranging from 11 to 15-years old.

Thornton was arraigned in Hudson City Court and remanded to columbia County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.

 

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