Authorities say a 73-year-old skating coach faces a felony charge for allegedly having sexual contact with a young girl.

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According to New York State Police, Peter Vonzwehl of Syracuse was arrested after an investigation.

Vonzwehl was charged with second-degree criminal sex act. He is accused of having sexual contact with a girl under the age of 15.

Police say Vonzwehl was the girl's cycling and speeding coach. He allegedly committed the act while he was training the girl at his home over the last two years.

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