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Teen (19) pleads guilty to sexual assault of toddler

A 19-YEAR-old man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a two-year-old toddler has been remanded in custody.

The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to two counts of the offence on dates unknown between December 9, 2011 and January 9, 2012.

The victim was only two years old at the time.

One of the sexual assaults occurred in a laneway and the other in a bedroom of the house where the little girl was living.

The man was arraigned and pleaded guilty to both charges.

Judge Carroll Moran remanded him in custody until March 8, when he will be sentenced.

Irish Independent