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Burlington man faces child sex charges

Posted May 15, 2011 1:25 p.m. EDT

— A Burlington man faces accusations that he sexually abused a young girl for several years, police said.

Social Services requested on Friday that Burlington police look into allegations of molestation by Alfredo Valerio Lieja, 33. Police said an investigation turned up evidence "to confirm the allegation."

Lieja was charged Saturday with three counts each of first-degree sex offense, indecent liberties with a child and sex offenses. He was given a $300,000 secured bond.

Anyone with information concerning this case is encouraged to contact the Burlington Police Department at 336-229-3500 or Crime Stoppers at 336-229-7100. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that solve cases.