JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he repeatedly raped a boy, then gave him gifts to keep quiet about the encounters.

Police say the boy, now a teenager, recently came forward to accuse 53-year-old Michael Grimm, of Johnstown, and that he remembers when the incidents began because Grimm gave him a Sony PlayStation video game system at the time.

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Online court records don’t list an attorney for Grimm, who remained in the Cambria County Prison on Monday and faces a preliminary hearing Sept. 18.

Police say the incidents happened from 2005 to 2007, when the boy was no older than 7.

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Police say the boy also told them Grimm gave him a dirt bike and sometimes hit him in the knee with a hammer or threatened him with a gun to keep quiet.

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