A Morris, New York man is charged with felony rape after New York State Police say they received a report that a man threatened and raped a victim in the New Berlin area.

New York State Police Dustin Freeman mug shot
New York State Police Dustin Freeman mug shot

30-year-old Dustin Freeman is also charged with criminal sexual act and unlawful imprisonment.

Troopers say they were called to a report that a person was threatened with a knife and sexually assaulted last week.

Authorities say they were able to locate Freeman in the City of Rome at 6:50 p.m. December 5.  Troopers say Freeman had allegedly fled to the location on foot and was taken into custody following a brief search by the Rome City Police and New York State Police.

He was transported to Norwich where he was sent to the Chenango County Jail without bail.  An order of protection was also issued.

Troopers say the investigation is continuing.

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