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Starmont student facing sexual abuse charge

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FAYETTE COUNTY (KWWL) -

A 16-year old Starmont High School student is facing a sexual abuse charge for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year old girl in the wrestling room.

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says the boy was arrested on Wednesday after a charge of third degree sexual abuse was filed against him.  He was later released to the custody of his parent's.

Authorities say the boy allegedly sexually assaulted the girl in the wrestling room on March 23.

He is charged as an adult and faces up to 10 years in prison.

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