Ilion, NY (WIBX) - An eighteen year-old Ilion youth is facing charges, following an investigation by Ilion Police.

Officials say he was allegedly involved in inappropriate oral sexual contact with a twelve year-old girl earlier this year.

He was arrested yesterday afternoon and remanded to the Herkimer County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail.

Police say the youth is charged with one felony count of Criminal Sexual Act and one misdemeanor count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.