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Retired Shelton Educator Charged With Sexual Assault

Ithaca Police release sketch of suspect in sexual assault case

According to reports, Gordon's charges were later upgraded to first-degree sexual assault when police learned more details about the incident.

Ithaca Police described the suspect as between 20 and 30 years old, while Cornell Police referred to him as college-aged.

Officials say in October, 2017, a man reported to police that he was sexually assaulted while attending Shelton Intermediate School years earlier.

According to police, the victim met the man on a dating site a few weeks before the assault.

The victim was thrown to the ground but fought off her attacker and fled before calling for help.

In November a year ago, the accused tried to sexually assault her younger sister too, she told police.

He was charged with two counts of aggravated indecent assault - victim under authority, which allegedly took place in 1992.

Palo Alto police obtained a search warrant for the suspect's arrest on April 7. Police found 38 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, plastic baggies and a marijuana grinder, the documents said.

Harper is now in custody on a sexual assault charge.

Munson posted a $100,000 bond pending a court date in Superior Court in Derby Wednesday. The contact information is listed at the bottom of this story.