Fulton woman arrested for sexual encounter with 14-year-old

Lisa Merritt, 51, of Fulton.

A Fulton woman was arrested on sexual abuse charges after police say she engaged in sexual contact with a 14-year-old.

Fulton Police say 51-year-old Lisa Merritt abused the teen in her home over the course of a two year period. She is facing charges of criminal sexual act, endangering the welfare of a child, and forcible touching.

Merritt was remanded to the Oswego County Correctional facility on $2,500 bail. She'll appear in court later this week. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact the City of Fulton Police Department at 598-4504.