Graig Burrier sits in the courtroom during a hearing Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 in the Summit County Common Please Court in Akron, Ohio. An Ohio judge must decide how to deal with Burrier, a man who has been diagnosed with autism and has repeatedly violated his probation for sexual battery by asking women to touch their bellybuttons. Burrier, 29, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a probation violation after approaching a female jogger and asking to see her bellybutton on two days in July.
Graig Burrier sits in the courtroom during a hearing Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 in the Summit County Common Please Court in Akron, Ohio. An Ohio judge must decide how to deal with Burrier, a man who has been diagnosed with autism and has repeatedly violated his probation for sexual battery by asking women to touch their bellybuttons. Burrier, 29, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a probation violation after approaching a female jogger and asking to see her bellybutton on two days in July. Karen Schiely, Akron Beacon Journal via AP)
Graig Burrier sits in the courtroom during a hearing Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 in the Summit County Common Please Court in Akron, Ohio. An Ohio judge must decide how to deal with Burrier, a man who has been diagnosed with autism and has repeatedly violated his probation for sexual battery by asking women to touch their bellybuttons. Burrier, 29, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a probation violation after approaching a female jogger and asking to see her bellybutton on two days in July. Karen Schiely, Akron Beacon Journal via AP)

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