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Austin man changes plea on sex assault

Steven Simon
Steven Simon

Police say victim is 19-year-old female.

Posted: Jul 8, 2019 12:52 PM
Updated: Jul 8, 2019 1:07 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – A man accused of criminal sexual conduct against a teenager is changing his plea.

Steven Edwin Simon Jr., 41 of Austin, has entered a guilty plea to 4th-degree criminal sexual conduct.

He was arrested in November 2018 and accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old female in her Austin home.
Court documents state that Simon described what happened between him and his victim as an “affair.”

No sentencing date has been set.

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