A Springs man is being held on $200,000 bail after he was accused of sexually abusing a child for about three years.
East Hampton Town police said Martin A. Soto, who is 48, was arrested on a charge of criminal sex act in the first degree, a felony, on Friday evening.
The alleged victim is less than 13 years old. They did not disclose the child's gender.
The abuse began in 2002, police said in Soto's arrest report. The incidents occurred at four different locations within the Town of East Hampton, police said.
The abuse was disclosed and was reported to police on May 2.
East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana arraigned Soto on Saturday. In lieu of bail, he is being held at the Suffolk County jail in Riverside.