A Tioga County man has been found guilty of a felony charge of predatory sexual assault against a child.

RYAN GAYLORD (Photo: Broome County District Attorney's Office)

Prosecutors say 31-year-old Ryan Gaylord of Richford was convicted Monday by a Broome County Court jury.

Authorities say Gaylord was arrested by the Broome County Sheriff's Office on July 28. He was indicted by a county grand jury on November 13.

According to District Attorney Stephen Cornwell's office, the crimes occurred in Lisle.

Gaylord had been accused of engaging in sexual contact with a girl under the age of 13 from January through July of last year.

Gaylord faces a maximum of 15 years to life in prison for the conviction. He is scheduled to be sentenced on August 14.

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