17-year-old sentenced for child molestation

A 17-year-old Augusta man was sentenced to five years in prison followed by 10 years on probation Friday for child molestation.

The charges against Anthony M. Nix has been pending nearly four years in Richmond County Superior Court. He was a juvenile when a 9-year-old boy told a relative that Mr. Nix had threatened to hurt him unless he engaged in sexual contact.

Mr. Nix pleaded guilty to a single count of child molestation.

 

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