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Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for violent sexual assault in October 2020

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Posted at 3:52 PM, Feb 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-10 15:53:24-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a violent sexual assault in October 2020.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office announced 28-year-old Alexander Brewer was sentenced Thursday in State Supreme Court to a determinate sentence of 15 years in prison followed by 15 years of years of post-release supervision. He will also be required to register as a sex offender upon his release.

According to the district attorney's office, in October 2020 Brewer subjected a female victim to sexual contact by forcible compulsion at a home in the Town of Cheektowaga. Brewer's actions caused serious injuries which required the victim to be hospitalized at ECMC.

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Brewer pleaded guilty to one count of assault in the first degree and one count of aggravated sexual abuse in the second degree on December 17, 2021.