Wrestling coach charged in sex crime

A volunteer wrestling coach in Rockland County is behind bars this morning after being charged with sexually exploiting a minor. Prosecutors say Marcus Stroud, 18,

Prosecutors say Marcus Stroud, 18, of Nyack persuaded someone under the age of 14 to engage in sexual relations.

Prosecutors say Marcus Stroud, 18, of Nyack persuaded someone under the age of 14 to engage in sexual relations. (7/20/16)

NYACK - A volunteer wrestling coach in Rockland County is behind bars this morning after being charged with sexually exploiting a minor.

Prosecutors say Marcus Stroud, 18, of Nyack, was charged during an apearance at the Federal Courthouse in White Plains yesterday. They say he persuaded someone under the age of 14 to engage in sexual relations.

Authorities say Stroud met the victim last December at a youth wrestling tournament and began online communications.

A criminal complaint says he admitted the crime to Clarkstown police in February.

If convicted, Stroud could face 30 years in prison.

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