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American faces child sexual abuse charges

American faces child sexual abuse charges

AN American man who was arrested last week over accusations that he sexually abused two boys will be sent to provincial court to face charges today, according to Chor Heng, vice chief of the Sihanoukville police. He said the 49-year-old suspect was arrested on Thursday at his guesthouse in Mittapheap III commune, Mittapheap district, following complaints from two boys aged 12 and 15. The suspect is to face charges related to child prostitution, sexual abuse and drug possession, Chor Heng said.

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