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      Rome teen faces sexual abuse charges

      Nori Powell
      A Rome teen is accused of a sex offense involving a victim under the age of 18.

      Oneida County Sheriff??s Office say Nori Powell, 19, is charged with two counts of second degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

      The incident allegedly happened at Powell??s home on West Dominick Street in Rome on Wednesday.

      Powell was held in Rome Police City lock-up overnight and will be arraigned in Rome City Court.

      The victim has been offered counseling services through the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.