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50-year-old man convicted of sexual battery against 7-year-old girl

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(WMC-TV) - A 50-year-old Memphis man was convicted Monday of a sexual attack made on a 7-year-old girl two years ago.

Clinton Austin was convicted of aggravated sexual battery in the case involving the young girl, who is a member of the extended family.

The crime happened February 12, 2011 in a bathroom. The little girl's mother had just arrived home and became suspicious when she saw Austin coming out of the bathroom with the child.

Austin faces eight to 12 years in prison, without the possibility of parole. He will also be placed on the sex offender registry and will be under community supervision for life.

Austin will be sentenced December 12.

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