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White River Junction couple charged in child sex assault

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WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man has been charged with aggravated sexual assault on a 14-year-old girl, and the man's wife faces a charge of helping him in the crime.

Police in Hartford say Steven Smith, 46, of White River Junction, is charged with forcing the 14-year-old to have sex.

Smith's wife, Lucinda Smith, 41, is charged with aiding in the commission of the sexual assault and with lewd and lascivious conduct with a child.

The pair pleaded not guilty Tuesday and was being held without bail.

Police say Monday's arrests followed a lengthy investigation.

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