Police say a Massachusetts man came to New York, to see a teenager in Ithaca.
Now he faces rape a federal charges.
Tompkins County Sheriffs arrested 40-year-old Ed St. Jean on Friday.
Police say St. Jean met the 16-year-old girl on the Internet.
Police say he arranged to meet her at mall in Ithaca and took her to a motel.
St. Jean's was arrested after the girl told her parents what happened.
St. Jean also faces other charges for crossing state lines to allegedly commit the rape.
He was taken to Binghamton to face those federal charges and now sits in the Broome County Jail.