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Lebanon Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Assault Charges



Thursday, January 11, 2018

North Haverhill — A 27-year-old Lebanon man has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting two children who were known to him.

Michael Lauzon entered the pleas on Thursday in Grafton Superior Court during his arraignment on seven felony charges, including three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, three counts of felonious sexual conduct and a single count of criminal restraint.

Lauzon, of Spencer Street, is being held on $10,000 cash bail.

Police arrested Lauzon on Wednesday after an officer received a report on Jan. 2 alleging inappropriate touching, according to a Lebanon Police news release issued on Thursday

Police arrested Lauzon on Wednesday after an officer received a complaint on Jan. 2 alleging inappropriate touching, according to a Lebanon Police new release issued Thursday.

“The investigation revealed that on multiple occasions Lauzon had sexual contact with two children,” the release said.

In an interview with police, Lauzon denied the accusations, according to an affidavit filed in court.

As of Thursday afternoon, Lebanon Police Chief Richard Mello said his department doesn’t have any information that leads him to believe there are additional victims.

The date of Lauzon’s next appearance in the North Haverhill courthouse wasn’t immediately available.