Former New Richmond High School janitor charged with sexual assault is sentenced

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NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (WEAU)-- A former New Richmond High School janitor charged with sexual assault of a child is sentenced.

50 year-old Jay Flaherty was ordered to serve 16 years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision.

According to the criminal complaint, the victim, who is now 20 years old, told police he was assaulted several times at Flaherty's home when he was 8 or 9 years old.

Police say Flaherty admitted to some of the sex acts with the victim.