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Indian in US for snowshoe contest is accused of sex abuse

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) - A snowshoe racer from India who competed last weekend at the World Snowshoe Championships in New York after initially struggling to obtain a visa is accused of sexually abusing a local girl.

Police say 24-year-old Tanveer Hussain, of Kashmir, also is charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Saranac Lake Village police Sgt. Casey Reardon tells the Adirondack Daily Enterprise the girl and her parents reported the abuse to police. Police say the assault

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