Allen J. Horton, 29, of Main Street, Canisteo, was charged Sunday with first-degree rape, a class B felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.
The arrest came following an investigation into reports that Horton allegedly had sexual contact with a child under the age of 13 at his residence on several occasions in November and allegedly sent illicit photographs to the child over a cell phone, Steuben County sheriff's deputies said.
Horton was arraigned in Canisteo Village Court and sent to the Steuben County Jail.