Shane R. Wilson

Rome teen-ager charged with sex abuse of girl, 12

Published Apr 19, 2017 at 4:01pm

A Rome teenager is accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in the city.

Shane R. Wilson, 18, sexually abused the 12-year-old girl in Rome on Tuesday and was taken into custody the same day, according to Det. Edwin A. D’Alessandro with the county Child Advocacy Center.

Wilson was held in lockup overnight to await arraignment today in City Court, the investigator added.

Wilson is charged with one count each of second-degree sexual abuse, forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child, authorities said.

The investigation is continuing and additional charges are possible, according to the CAC.