- Associated Press - Sunday, July 20, 2014

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) - A Ravenna man who was convicted of incest and sexually assaulting a child is seeking a new trial.

The Kearney Hub reports (https://bit.ly/1n5G37d ) Buffalo County Deputy Public Defender Brandon Dugan raises questions about the evidence presented against the man in his motion for a new trial.

The Associated Press is not naming the man is to protect the identity of the girl who was younger than 12 at the time of the assault last September. The man was convicted earlier this month.

The girl testified that the man tried to perform oral sex on her while they were alone in a hotel room. She resisted and he stopped.

A hearing on the motion will be held this week. The man is scheduled to be sentenced in August.

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Information from: Kearney Hub, https://www.kearneyhub.com/

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