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PORTLAND – A Brocton man was arraigned Thursday on charges he repeatedly molested a 9-year-old Town of Portland girl.

Ismael Ortiz, 43, of Ellicott Road, was ordered held by Town Justice Jason Delcamp in lieu of $30,000 cash or $60,000 property bail.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s investigators arrested Ortiz at his Ellicott Road home following a multi-agency investigation into allegations that he attacked the girl on occasions from Oct. 31 through Nov. 20. He is being held on three counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.