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Buffalo man sentenced for raping 12-year-old

Posted at 8:51 AM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 11:34:07-04

A Buffalo man has been sentenced for raping a 12-year-old girl.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office says 42-year-old Lenard Harris will spend over 17 years behind bars.

Authorities say Harris pleaded guilty to the rape in February.

An order of protection has also been filed for the victim.