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Girl sentenced to juvenile facility for assaulting autistic boy in Southern Maryland

Posted in Criminal Law

By The Washington Post 4/24/2014

"Before she was sentenced Thursday to a maximum of six years in a state juvenile detention center, the 15-year-old assailant of an autistic boy in Southern Maryland pleaded for leniency. The girl, who had used her cellphone to record the abuse, asked a St. Mary’s County judge if she could avoid jail and instead be placed in a community-based treatment program."

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