Police officer accused of sexually assaulting Bethlehem child

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A police officer is accused of sexually assaulting a child in Bethlehem.

John Dizon, 23, of Cornwall, New York is facing charges for predatory sexual assault against a child, criminal sex act, rape, and sexual abuse.

Dizon had sexual contact with a young child in April of last year in Bethlehem, said investigators, and was a UAlbany police officer at the time.

He is currently a police officer in Newburgh.