Police: Man fled down Mohawk River after trying to meet teen for sex

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An Albany County man is accused of fleeing down the Mohawk River after attempting to meet a teen for sex.

State police say 48-year-old Paul Gallione of Voorheesville arranged to meet a 14-year-old girl at the Gateway Landing Park in Rotterdam.

Police say he arrived in a boat and fled down the Mohawk River when he was approached by investigators.

He was taken into custody when he attempted to remove his boat from the water at a boat launch near Freeman’s Bridge in Glenville.

Gallione is facing attempted rape and attempted criminal sex act charges.