A Putnam County man was arrested over allegations of a hate crime.

On Wednesday, 29-year-old Jeevan P. Abraham of Southeast was charged with aggravated harassment in the second degree as a hate crime, a class A misdemeanor.

Troopers and investigators from State Police Brewster conducted an investigation which found Abraham threatened a victim due to sexual orientation, police say.

Abraham was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the town of Southeast Court and an order of protection was issued by the court on behalf of the victim.

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