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Suspect Wanted For Sexual Abuse On The Loose, State Police Say

Richard Addai.
Richard Addai. Photo Credit: New York State Police

State Police investigators are seeking the public’s assistance as they search for a wanted man who allegedly sexually assaulted someone and failed to appear for court proceedings.

New York State Police issued an alert on Wednesday regarding 50-year-old Richard Addai, who is wanted in Somers and Brewster for a first-degree sexual abuse charge stemming from a sexual offense that took place in February 2006.

A bench warrant was issued by the Town of Southeast Justice Court ordering Addai's arrest in January 2007 when he failed to appear in court to answer the charges.

Police described Addai as a 5-foot-6 African American weighing approximately 142 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts, or who recognizes him has been asked to contact state police investigators by calling (845) 677-7300 or emailing

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