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Cedar Rapids man charged in child sex abuse

Police arrested the 28-year-old Wednesday

Neil Lawrence Comtois, 28, of Cedar Rapids, arrested 6/6/18 on n one count of second-degree sexual abuse. Accused of engaging in a sex act with a 7-year-old girl at her home in August 2017.
Neil Lawrence Comtois, 28, of Cedar Rapids, arrested 6/6/18 on n one count of second-degree sexual abuse. Accused of engaging in a sex act with a 7-year-old girl at her home in August 2017.

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 28-year-old Cedar Rapids man has been charged with sexual abuse of a child.

Cedar Rapids police arrested Neil Lawrence Comtois on Wednesday afternoon on one count of second-degree sexual abuse.

He is accused of engaging in a sex act with a 7-year-old girl at her home last August, according to the complaint.

The maximum sentence for second-degree sexual abuse, a Class B felony, is 25 years.

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