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Police say convicted sex offender deceived teen victim

An Level 2 sex offender living in Auburn is under arrest after police accused him of luring a teenage victim to his motel room.
Auburn (WSYR-TV) – An Level 2 sex offender living in Auburn is under arrest after police accused him of luring a teenage victim to his motel room.

Police say the 16-year-old victim met William Singletary Jr. a few days before the alleged incident when he told her he was a 17-year-old male.

They say Singletary offered the teenage girl a fake name and then invited her to his motel room on March 13 under the assumption that a family member would be there.

The victim told police that a family member was not present when she arrived and the alleged rape occurred.

Police say the victim did not indicate that force was used.

The victim found Singletary’s ID and discovered his true name and age during the encounter.

Singletary was already being held at the Cayuga County Jail on an unrelated parole matter when police arrested him.

He was charged with rape in the third degree.

Police want anyone who may have had contact with Singletary to contact them at (315) 258-9880 or (315) 253-3231.

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