Saratoga man charged with sexually abusing a child

Saratoga County

SARATOGA, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the arrest of Nathaniel J. Bradford, 36, of the town of Saratoga for several felony sex offenses. Police say an investigation into a complaint of child sexual abuse led to Bradford’s arrest.

Bradford is accused of abusing and raping a girl under age 11 over the course of several years. The alleged abuse took place at two different locations: Bradford’s Saratoga residence, and a second location in Greenfield.

Police say Bradford knew the victim. The abuse was revealed by the victim to a friend, who reported it to authorities.

Police also say the investigation is still ongoing, and that there could be additional charges. Currently, Bradford is charged with:

  • Possessing a sexual performance of a child
  • Endangering the welfare of a child
  • First-degree course of sexual conduct against a child
  • First-degree rape
  • First-degree attempted rape
  • First-degree sexual abuse
  • First-degree criminal sexual act
  • Predatory sexual assault against a child

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