Athletic trainer at Geneseo School District facing rape charges

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Wayland man works for Thompson Hospital and was contracted out as an athletic trainer to the Geneseo School District.

A Wayland man who worked as an athletic trainer for a Livingston County school district is facing felony rape charges.

New York State Police say that 30-year-old Austin Pratt is charged with third-degree rape and third-degree criminal sex act, both felonies, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Pratt works for FF Thompson Hospital and was contracted out as an athletic trainer to the Geneseo School District.

He is accused of having a sexual encounter with a child under the age of 17 within Geneseo on December 31, 2018.