SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Lower Brule man has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for abusive sexual contact with a minor.

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 39-year-old Robert Stricker was sentenced on Thursday in federal court.

Stricker pleaded guilty to the charge in September.

Johnson says the incident occurred in August 2012 and involved a victim under the age of 16.

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