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DA: Man pleads guilty to assaulting a young child

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ALBANY, N.Y. – A man has admitted to assaulting a 2 ½ year old child.

District Attorney David Soares announced Thomas Savino, 25, has pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Assault in the Second Degree on Wednesday.

Between August 26 and August 29, 2013 at a Pinewood Avenue home in Albany, Savino threw a 2 ½ year old child onto a couch and repeatedly struck the child in the face, body and legs.

The child suffered physical injuries from the assault.  Since the attack, the child has recovered.

Savino will be sentenced on November 27.  He faces 2 to 4 years in State Prison.

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