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Auburn man sentenced to five years in prison for abuse of child

A 34-year-old Auburn man was sentenced to five years in prison for his sexual abuse of a young child over a period of years in Cayuga County.

Patrick Jackson, 34, of Auburn had admitted to the abuse in court between 2012 and 2014. At the time, the victim was 4 to 6 years old.

A search of Jackon’s home turned up a pornographic video fo a girl, who was less than 16 years old, according to authorities.

The Citizen reports that Jackson pleaded guilty to first-degree Course of sexual conduct against a child and possession of a sexual performance by a child – both felonies.

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