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Man accused of sexually assaulting two girls at park

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)--A 31-year-old Eau Claire man is charged with sexually assaulting two girls.

Gary Lee Bennett is charged with five counts including sexual assault of a child under 16. According to a criminal complaint, the girls, ages 13 and 14, had a babysitting ad on Craigslist. It says Bennett ended up exchanging text messages with one of the girls and met them at a Fall Creek park. The complaint says he had sexual contact with both girls.

Bennet faces a maximum of 133 years in prison.


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