BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A New Haven man charged with sexually molesting a 13-year-old boy in the bathroom of a Bridgeport church has pleaded guilty just before his trial was about to start.
The Connecticut Post reports that 32-year-old Gary Robinson agreed to plead guilty Tuesday to risk of injury to a minor.
Robinson faces up to four years in prison at sentencing scheduled for July 1, but the judge said Robinson's lawyer could ask for a shorter term.
Prosecutors say the boy's parents are not happy with the plea but have agreed to go along with it to spare their son from testifying.
The assault occurred at the Prayer Tabernacle Church of Love in 2012.
Two other men await trial in the case.
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