Sherburne man arrested for rape

By Jillian Marshall

Credit: MGN Online

Sherburne man arrested for rape

July 21, 2014 Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 3:39 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) A Sherburne man was arrested after authorities say he raped a 13-year-old and used Facebook to send indecent material.

According to the Chenango County Sheriff's Office, deputies arrested Thomas Knickerbocker, 20, after they said they found him in a vehicle engaging in sexual conduct with the victim.

Police said they later found out that Knickerbocker had been talking to the victim over Facebook and sending indecent material.

Knickerbocker was taken to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $1,000 cash bail.

Charges:

-Rape, 2nd degree
-Criminal sexual act, 2nd degree
-Possessing a sexual performance by a child
-Disseminating indecent material to a minor
-Endangering the welfare of a child