Judge sets $250K bail for man accused of rape

Posted at 4:40 PM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-10 09:46:36-04

A Buffalo man is accused of raping a child younger than 16-years-old.

Investigators say 52-year-old Michael Austin repeatedly raped a young woman. He has been arraigned on four counts of second degree rape, two counts of third degree rape and one count of endangering the life of a child.

Austin pleaded not guilty to the charges and is in custody under $250,000 bail.

If convicted of the charges, Austin faces a maximum of 36 years in prison.