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Gilman man faces child sex assault charges

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An Essex County man has been charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child -- dating back more than eight years ago.

Police say Leon Lashua, 50, of Gilman sexually assaulted a 10 year old girl at his home back in 2005.  Police started investigating the allegations this past winter and arrested him last week.

If convicted he faces ten years to life in prison. He's due in court December 12.

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