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Cedar Rapids man charged in sexual abuse of child

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man is accused of sexually abusing an underage girl last year.

Philip Hall, 48, faces one count of second-degree sexual abuse, a Class B felony.

According to court documents, the girl provided “a detailed and graphic statement” describing a series of sex acts that happened Jan. 1, 2017, when she was 10.

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