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Cavour teen sentenced for sex crimes at day care

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

HURON (AP) -- A South Dakota teenager accused of sexually abusing girls at his mother's home day care has been sentenced.

KOKK radio reports that 18-year-old Jordan Sylaart, of Cavour, reached a deal with prosecutors under which he will serve about three months in a county jail and three years on probation. If he violates terms of his probation, he could be sent to the State Penitentiary for three years.

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Sylaart also must pay counseling fees for the victims.

Sylaart's father, Fred, also is charged in the case. He has pleaded not guilty. He has requested a new court-appointed attorney, and a trial date has not been set.

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