Child Abuse Awareness

I've created this blog in order to bring to the forefront the sad reality of child abuse throughout the world in the 21st century. Currently I'm collecting every piece of information I can find regarding this subject, and put it here with reference to the origin. Please comment and spread it to people that may find this interesting.

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Pipe Creek man gets life for child abuse

A Pipe Creek man who admitted sexually abusing five children has been sentenced to three life terms, plus four 20-year sentences, in what prosecutor Lucy Cavazos called one of the longest sentences handed down in the 216th District Court. John Robben Sr., 33, was due to stand trial in Bandera last Thursday but instead pleaded guilty and was sentenced by Judge Steve Ables. Cavazos said Robbens won't be eligible for parole for 120 years. The three counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child, which drew the life terms, and four counts of indecency concerned his abuse of three children younger than 8, Cavazos said, adding that Robben admitted during a pre-sentencing investigation to sexually assaulting two other youngsters. .

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