Man learns sentence for attempted sexual contact

OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – An Olean man was sent behind bars Monday, for attempting to subject a child to sexual contact.

The Cattaraugus County District Attorney’s Office says 56-year-old Richard Stanton Sr. was sentenced to 1.5 years in the New York State Department of Corrections and a three-year term of post-release supervision.

Stanton Sr. was convicted of attempting to subject a person under the age 11 to sexual contact. The incident happened last May. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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