Potsdam teen faces charge of first-degree sexual abuse

NYS Police

NORWOOD — State police on Nov. 13 charged a 15-year-old Norwood male with felony second-degree aggravated harassment as a hate crime.

Troopers said that at 9:54 a.m. on Nov. 8, the teen sent racially biased threats to another student through a social media app.

The teen created a fake social media account and messaged the victim through this account, troopers said.

After an investigation by the state police Troop B Computer Crimes Unit, the teen was identified and arrested.

The teen, whose name was not released due to his age, was issued a ticket for St. Lawrence County Family Court.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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