Massachusetts man pleads guilty to raping teen girl

Julian Medina-Aviles, 28, of Pittsfield, allegedly assaulted the girl, who is now 17, between February 2016 and November 2016.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to up to three years in prison for raping a teenage girl.

Julian Medina-Aviles, of Pittsfield, was also sentenced Tuesday to two years of probation after pleading guilty to two counts of rape and abuse of a child and posing or exhibiting a child in a sexual act.

In exchange for his plea, charges of witness intimidation and violation of an abuse prevention order were dismissed.

Prosecutors sought a sentence of five to seven years in prison.

Authorities say the 28-year-old Medina-Aviles assaulted the girl between February 2016 and November 2016. The girl is now 17.

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