Chatham man, 72, accused of sexually abusing child under 13

Lawrence Thomas Lawrence Thomas | Photo: New York State Police.

WNYT Staff
Created: August 21, 2020 02:41 PM

A Chatham man is accused of sexually abusing a child under 13. Police want to know if there are other victims.

Lawrence Thomas, 72, was arrested Thursday after a police tip led to an investigation.


He’s now in the Columbia County Jail without bail and due back in court August 26.

Anyone with info about Lawrence can call police at (845) 677-7300.

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