East Aurora man sentenced for sexually abusing a child

Posted at 12:27 PM, Aug 03, 2017

The Erie County District Attorney's office announced that 34-year-old Charles Ernst of East Aurora has been sentenced by Erie County Court to 20 years in prison.

In June, Ernst pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sex act in the first degree.

The defendant admitted to perpetrating oral sexual conducton a six-year-old child.

Ernst will have to register as a sex offender upon release.