Homeless Man Gets 10 Years in Prison
The Pioneer Press reports that
a homeless man admitted molesting a 12-year-old autistic boy in St. Paul on a park bench. The man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison.
The article continues to say that Charles John Sathers, 59, pleaded guilty to his charges, which were first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
The Star Tribune reports that the young boy was in the park while his father worked, and told the police that Sathers made him do it.
The Pioneer Press also reports police saying that Sathers made no attempt to hide what was happening.
The boy, who is now 13, is going to counceling to cope with the traumatic incident, the Pioneer Press said.