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20-year-old charged with sexual assault in Mont Vernon

March 25. 2012 10:51PM


MONT VERNON - A former Orange man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at a local residence this past weekend.

Eric Sanborn, 20, has been charged with felonious sexual assault.

According to police, the girl's younger sister had interrupted Sanborn and the 15-year-old girl having sex sometime this past weekend at an undisclosed Mont Vernon residence. Initially, police were told Sanborn was 17, but after further investigation it was determined that he was 20.

Police said many people were familiar with the girl's relationship with Sanborn, who allegedly lied to authorities and provided them with a false name and age.

He is being held on $5,000 cash bail, and local police say additional charges are possible.

Sanborn is being held on an additional $1,000 cash bail for an unrelated charge of failing to appear in a Lebanon court on a probation matter.

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