Local man sentenced in two sexual assault cases

LEWISTOWN – A 33-year-old Lewistown man was recently sentenced to state prison after entering guilty pleas in two cases.

Justin Young was sentenced to serve seven to 14 years in a state correctional facility after pleading guilty to one count of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and two counts of corruption of minors.

According to court documents, Young abused two girls, ages 8 and 9.

The first reported abuse occurred in Feb. 2012 when the 8-year-old victim said Young touched her inappropriately. Another report of abuse occurred in June 2012 when a 9-year-old girl stated Young sexually abused her on several occasions, police said.