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George Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing A Child

Thu 6-6-2019

(Rock Rapids)-- A George man faces four felony charges following his arrest by the Lyon County Sheriff's Office. 

According to court records, the second degree sexual abuse charges against 47-year-old Silvester Nason stem from crimes he is alleged to have committed in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Court records indicate Nason is accused of inappropriate contact with a a female victim under the age of 12, once in each of those years. Authorities say the same victim was involved in all four of the alleged incidents.

The charge is a class "B" felony. If convicted, Nason could face up to 50 years in prison. 

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing and more charges are pending.

(Courtesy Community First Broadcasting station KSOU in Sioux Center.)