Man charged in Saranac Lake child sexual assault case

Tanveer Hussain/File

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (WCAX) Authorities have filed official charges against a man accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old in New York.

Prosecutors say Tanveer Hussain, 25, was in Saranac Lake for a snowshoe competition earlier this year when he had sexual contact and inappropriate conversations with the girl. He was arrested in March, but the grand jury released the official charges over the weekend. If convicted he could face two to seven years in prison.