Man charged with sexually abusing young teen

Posted at: 03/21/2013 11:00 AM
Updated at: 03/21/2013 12:16 PM
By: Andrew Murphy

LAKE LUZERNE – Police have charged a Gage Hill Road man after they say he repeatedly sexually abuses a young child.

NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star report that Michael Vittum Sr., 38, is accused of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old on several occasions.

According to police, Vittum has been wanted in Utah since 1995 for leaving the state while on parole in a forgery case.

Vittum was charged with second degree course of sexual conduct with a child as well as being a fugitive from justice.

Vittum was arraigned Wednesday on and indictment and sent to Warren County Jail in lieu of bail.