East Liverpool man sentenced for sexual contact with 6-year-old

LISBON, Ohio (WKBN) – An East Liverpool man was sentenced to three years in prison for exposing himself to a 6-year-old girl.

Richard Wright, 20, of Jefferson Street, pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition and public indecency.

According to the Morning Journal, prosecutors said Wright had been attending a football party at a family member’s East Liverpool home, where there were eight adults and seven children attending the event. At some point, Wright was discovered in another room, exposing himself to the 6-year-old child and having sexual contact with the child.

Wright will also be registered as a Tier II sexual offender, requiring him to register his address every six months for the next 25 years.

The Morning Journal said the victim’s family was in court on Monday, but the declined to give a statement, as well as Wright.

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