A Morris man faces felony charges in connection with a physical and sexual assault. According to New York State Police, Dustin Freeman used a knife to threaten the victim then sexually assaulted them at a New Berlin residence. Freeman was located last Wednesday in the City of Rome where he fled on foot but officers apprehended him a short time later. He was arraigned in Town of Norwich court then remanded to the Chenango County Jail without bail. An order of protection was issued on behalf of the victim.

Dustin C. Freeman (Credit: NYS Police)