CANISTEO, N.Y. (WENY) – On Thursday, New York State Police arrested a Canisteo man who is reportedly a registered sex offender on rape charges.

Troopers say 31-year-old Paul Davis was charged with rape in the third degree.

Davis, who is a registered sex offender, allegedly lured a child from the Dundee area to have sex with him at his residence in Canisteo.

Davis is being held in the Steuben County Centralized Arraignment area at the jail pending his arraignment.