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Morris County man sentenced to 10 years in prison for assaulting 16-year-old

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man has been sentenced to prison for assaulting a 16-year-old, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

Levi Young, 20, of Dover was sentenced Friday to ten years in state prison, with fifty-one months of parole ineligibility, Knapp said.

Young previously plead guilty to aggravated assault, aggravated assault (strangulation), endangering the welfare of a child, witness tampering, and contempt, Knapp said.

There was more than one incident that occurred between March 2019 and July 2019.

Young must serve a minimum of 51 months of the ten year term prior to being eligible for parole.  In addition, he was ordered to pay mandatory fines and penalties and to have no contact with the victim, Knapp said.

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