72-year-old charged with lewd conduct with child

August 29, 2013 

— A Boise man is facing a felony charge after police say he sexually abused a child under the age of ten last year.

Sterling Edwin Burton, 72, was arrested Wednesday evening on a felony lewd conduct warrant.

The inappropriate contact happened at a Boise home on more than one occasion, according to the warrant. Police said the victim and the suspect knew each other.

Burton was booked into the Ada County Jail Wednesday. He is scheduled to appear in court Thursday afternoon.

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