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Man charged with sexual assault of 16-year-old

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man was arrested for sexual abuse and sodomy involving a minor.

According to an arrest warrant the 16-year-old victim was spending the night at the home of Donovan Richerson, 21. The victim is a friend of Richerson's brother.

According to the victim, he woke up and found his pants had been pulled down and Richerson was inappropriately touching him. When the victim asked Richerson to stop, he proceeded to try and perform oral sex on the victim.

After apparently pushing his head away, the victim attempted to wake Richerson's mother but couldn't. Police were contacted and the victim was taken to The Center for Women and Families for a SANE: sexual assault nurse exam.

Richerson is being charged with first degree sodomy and first degree sexual abuse.

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