17-year-old who filmed himself raping 1-year-old won’t get prison time

17-year-old who filmed himself raping 1-year-old won’t get prison time
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An Ottumwa teen accused of sexually assaulting a toddler won’t do any jail time.

In July, Kraigen Grooms, 19, pleaded guilty to one county of Engaging in a Lascivious Act with a Child.

Wapello County Attorney Gary Oldenburger told KTVO that Grooms, aka Kraigen Simmers, was sentenced on that charge on Monday.

Grooms received a 10-year suspended sentence and five years of supervised release.

He will be required to register as a sex offender for life.

Grooms was just 17 in the spring of 2014 when he was arrested for sexually assaulting a one-year-old child.

Law enforcement officials told KTVO at that time there was videotaped evidence of the assault.

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