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Cayuga County man pleads guilty to sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

A 32-year-old man has admitted having oral sex with a preteen girl in the town of Genoa.

Ira Thresher, of 8752 Route 90, Genoa, pleaded guilty in Cayuga County Court Tuesday to one count of first-degree criminal sexual act, a class B felony.

Thresher was arrested in December and charged with first-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual act. At the time, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office said Thresher had engaged in ongoing sexual contact with a child.

In court Tuesday, Thresher admitted sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl. The abuse began in June and continued over the next several months.

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