Newark, N.Y. -- A Wayne County man faces several charges after police said he sexually abused a female and threatened her with a knife.
Police accused Howard Ortiz, 49, of entering the victim’s bedroom, putting tape on her mouth and threatening her before sexually abusing her.
The victim was treated for a cut on her hand. Ortiz was charged with rape, menacing, unlawful imprisonment, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
He was taken to the Wayne County Jail and is scheduled to appear in Newark Village Court Wednesday.